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  • Sé do Porto

    Porto is a catholic city, therefore, like many others, it has a cathedral. Also known as Sé, in portuguese, the church is located in the historic center of the city and it is a must see in town. Sé do Porto is one of the oldest churches in portugal and represents...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Jardim do Morro

    Porto is a very beautiful city with many touristic attractions and many places to visit. The most famous place is Ribeira, the historical center of Porto, from where you can see the Douro River and Vila Nova de Gaia. Nevertheless, my favourite viewpoint of the city is...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • University of Porto

    Porto is the second biggest city in Portugal and it has the second biggest and best university in the country as well: University of Porto. With more than a hundred years of tradition, the university is among the 300 best in the world ranking. It is a public university...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Igreja do Carmo

    Portugal is known for its catholic culture as well for its blue and white tiles (not to mention the portuguese cuisine). In Igreja do Carmo (or Carmo's church in English) you'll find both things together.  It is a church with a side facade covered in tiles that tell...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • São Bento station

    If you're going to Porto by train, you will probably arrive at São Bento railway station, the most central station in the city. Besides the great location, the station is also really beautiful, with 19th century architecture and portuguese tiles, it is a great way to...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Palacio de Cristal

    Once you go to Porto you want everybody to know that you've been to such a beautiful city. The best place to capture your stay there is Jardins do Palacio de Cristal (or Cristal Palace Garden), where you'll find a big "Porto" sign to take a great picture. Besides the...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Praça da Liberdade

    Like many european cities, Porto has many squares. The most important one, however, is Praça da Liberdade (or Liberty square, in English). It is located in the heart of the city and it is surrounded by the greatest monuments of Porto.  Right in the middle of it...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Clerigos

    From almost every place in Porto you'll be able to see Torre dos Clérigos (or Cleric's tower). It is the most emblematic monument of Porto's landscape and it is also very important to history. It is not only a tower, but also a big church that used to be the...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Capela das Almas

    Portugal is known for its white and blue tiles that you find in houses, furniture and most of all in architecture. Capela das Almas (or Soul's chapel in English) is a great place to admire this art.  It is covered in typical portuguese tiles that tell the story of...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Rua Santa Catarina

    Every tourist city has a street (or neighbourhood) where the visitors can do shopping, watch musicians play for money, eat and enjoy the place. In Porto, that place is Santa Catarina street.  Filled with souvenir and clothing shops and cafés, the street is the...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Ribeira

    If you look for pictures of Porto online you'll probably find pictures of Ribeira. That's because it's the most beautiful place in the city. Right beside Douro river, Ribeira is a very historic place in Porto, where the boats would bring goods and products from all...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Livraria Lello

    Even if you not much into reading I'm sure you'll love Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto. It was ellected one of the most beautiful libraries in the world and it sure is. That's what attracts so many visitors. So many that in order to get in, you'll probably face a...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Bookstore where J.K Rowling wrote Harry Potter!

    Yes, I visited book store where J. K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter! That's why I have some tips for all of you about this place. Before entering you have to go buy a ticket (5 euros). Keep your ticket, because if you buy some book there you will have -5 euro...

    0 by Paulina, 2 years ago
  • Praia de Miramar

    Miramar beach is my favorite spot to watch the sunset in Porto and, according to European Best Destinations 2015, the 10th most beautiful beach in Europe. Here you can find the famous chapel of Senhor da Pedra (Lord of the Rock) built in 1686, as well as various...

    0 by Nizzie, 3 years ago
  • Ribeira, Matosinhos...

    In Matosinhos there's a beach area that is a good place to spend the sunny days, you can go there the whole day, enjoying the sea breeze but there are also lots of options to have fun there. You can, for example, choose to eat on the beach or on the grass areas (just...

    0 by Maria, 4 years ago
  • Livraria Lello

    It's a very characteristic and unusual library, it's really beautiful and has a lot of variety of books. It heavily inspired the Harry Potter books and movies, and it's situated in the center of Porto, near Clerigòs and rua Galeria de Paris. You should definitely visit...

    0 by Francesca, 4 years ago
  • Avenida dos Aliados

    It's in the center of the city of Porto (baixa); it's important culturally and historically so you must see it. It holds the main events, concerts, festivities and it's especially cool during holidays like Christmas, where they put a huge tree up in the centre of the...

    0 by Francesca, 4 years ago
  • Serralves

    The Serralves Foundation is a great place to visit if you spend time in Porto. It is located a bit outside the center, but it is quickly accessible by bus starting from the Casa da Música. The Serralves Foundation has built a large park, very pleasant for picnics in...

    0 by Riccardo, 5 years ago
  • Godzilla Surf's Cool

    The surf school is based at Matosinhos beach a30 min from the porto centre by Metro. Lessons are planned daily by the surf instructors, taking into consideration the participants surf level and the meteorological conditions. The instructors speak Portuguese, English and...

    0 by rodrigo, 8 years ago
  • Crystal Palace gardens

    This is really a beautiful place. Inside you can find a big library and art exhibition. The real beauty are the gardens where you can walk and relax and have also beautiful moments with this wonderful view. It's also possible to eat there in a restaurant in the garden,...

    0 by Tina, 8 years ago

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