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Avenida dos Aliados
The imposing architecture and its central character turn this Avenue into the city's living room. It becomes a location of excellence where the people of Porto gather to celebrate special times. There are granite buildings, many of which are crowned with skylights, domes and pinnacles. It is marked by a large central square completely paved with granite cobblestones, where statues come to life and where the reflecting pool is worth highlighting. The City Hall is located at the head of the Avenida.
Adress: Avenida dos Aliados, Porto
Acess: walk 14 minutes
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Avenida dos Aliados (Avenue)
The imposing architecture and its central character turn this Avenue into the city's "living room". It becomes a location of excellence where the people of Porto gather to celebrate special times. There are granite buildings, many of which are crowned with skylights, domes and pinnacles. It is marked by a large central square completely paved with granite cobblestones, where statues come to life and where the reflecting pool is worth highlighting. The City Hall is located at the head of the Avenida.
Information Address: Avenida dos Aliados, Porto Acess: walk 14 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/Visitar/Paginas/Descobrir/detalhespoi.aspx?poi=1959&idcategory=n1n&lang= Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Av.+dos+Aliados,+Portofirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6118407,18z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e35940fd8f:0x738dcce6546dd210!8m2!3d41.1484572!4d-8.6107464
Chapel of Almas
Chapel built at the beginning of the eighteenth century. From the same period is the image of Nossa Senhora das Almas (Our Lady of the Souls), which is inside. In 1929, the entire exterior was covered with tiles representing scenes from the life of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Catherine. Those tile panels were recovered in 1982
Information Price: Free Hours: Mon-Tue 7.30am – 13pm /3pm – 7pm Wed-Fri 7.30am – 7pm Sat-Sun 7.30am – 13pm /5.30pm – 7pm Address: Rua de Santa Catarina 428, 4000-444 Porto Acess: walk 20 minutes Phone: +351 22 200 5765 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1247 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Capela+Das+Almasemail@example.com,-8.6078501,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464faae719e5f:0x11125f1ca37787b5!8m2!3d41.1498518!4d-8.6056614
Casa da Música
Casa da Música is the main concert hall located on Avenida da Boavista, in Oporto, Portugal. It was designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas as part of the European Capital of Culture event in 2001 (Porto 2001), however, the construction was only completed in 2005, immediately becoming an icon of the city.
Information Visiting Price: 7,50 € / person Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9.30am – 7pm Sunday and Holidays: 9.30am – 6pm Address: Av. Da Boavista, 604-610, 4149-071 Porto, Portugal Access: Metro (Lines A, B, C, E and F) Phone: +351 220 120 220 More info: http://www.casadamusica.com/en/Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Casa+da+M%C3%BAsicafirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6328847,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd246500dce643cf:0xc35ebaec444540ed!8m2!3d41.158881!4d-8.630696
Medieval Tower House
Quadrangular building, divided by two floors, with a south-facing ogival door and a stone balcony, Gothic in the north. In its interior was until 1960, the Office of History of the City, reason why this building was also known as Tower of the City. After 25 April 1974 the Casa Torre Medieval was occupied by the population, who installed the Social and Cultural Center of Sé. Here the Official Tourism Office of Sé operates at the following times: nov-abr every day 9am to 7pm; Mai-out every day from 9am to 8pm.
Information Price: Free Address: Calçada D. Pedro Pitões, 15, 4050-467 Porto Acess: walk 8 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1863 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/S%C3%A9+do+Portoemail@example.com,-8.6129029,19z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e13991ebb9:0x4a1cccaea07537e9!8m2!3d41.142826!4d-8.6111836.1472382!4d-8.6065795
Casa do Infante
Date of 1325, it is National Monument since 1924 and here is the Municipal Historical Archive of Porto. Here you can enjoy a little better the history of the city of Porto and see a model of the city in the medieval period.
Information Price: € 2.20 / Person during the week and free at weekends Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 5pm Address: Rua Alfândega 10, 4050-029 Porto Acess: walk 3 minutes Phone: +351 222 060 435 More info: http://visitasvirtuais.cm-porto.pt/ci_ec.php Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Casa+do+Infantefirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6167303,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e048a7dd5f:0xa4c812eb37711092!8m2!3d41.1407457!4d-8.6145416
Portuguese Photography Center
The building where the Portuguese Photography Center, also known as the "Chain of Relation", was built in 1767. The grandiose building, whose construction lasted almost thirty years, housed the Court and the Chain of Relation. The Portuguese Center of Photography (C.P.F.) exists since 1997, as a public service created by the then Ministry of Culture, to ensure a national policy for photography. Its mission is to safeguard, value and promote the photographic heritage.
Information Price: Free Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 5pm Saturday and Sunday 3pm – 7pm Address: Campo Mártires da Pátria, 4050-368 Porto Acess: walk 7 minutes Phone: +351 220 046 300 More info: http://www.cpf.pt/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Centro+Portugu%C3%AAs+de+Fotografiaemail@example.com,-8.6180582,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd24651d8ad0a7d9:0x580427ffb5deffd1!8m2!3d41.1447289!4d-8.6158695
Estação de São Bento
This building, one of the main monuments of the city, is famous for its tile panels, which represent a chronology of the means of transportation used by man, myths and pictures of the history of Portugal, scenes of country work and ethnographic customs. The station is located in the Historic Center of Porto, classified as a National Monument.
Information Price: Free Hours: every day 5am - 1am Address: Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques, 4000 Porto Access: walk 10 minutes Phone: +351 707 210 220 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1805 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Esta%C3%A7%C3%A3o+S%C3%A3o+Bentofirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6127822,17z/data=!3m2!4b1!5s0xd2464e3ff6c16bb:0x23925e60d74bd76b!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e3f8dc974f:0x468e56ade25c5e40!8m2!3d41.1442942!4d-8.6105935
Built in the second half of the 18th century, it is one of the most notable buildings of the Portuguese rococo, both in architecture and in the carving that shapes the interior. Its lateral facade was covered in 1912 with a panel of tiles, where are painted drawings by Silvestre Silvestri. They are figurative compositions allusive to the cult of Our Lady. Building classified as a national monument.
Information Price: Free Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8am - 12pm / 1pm - 6pm Tuesday and Thursday 9am - 6pm Friday 9am - 5:30 p.m. Saturday 9am - 4pm Sunday 9am - 1:30 p.m. Holidays 9am - 12pm Address: Rua do Carmo 1, 4050-011 Porto Access: walk 12 minutes Phone: +351 222 078 400 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=295 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Igreja+dos+Carmelitas+Descal%C3%A7osemail@example.com,-8.6186746,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd24651d66c107e7:0x3782a3ea8669259f!8m2!3d41.1473196!4d-8.6164859
S. Clara Church
Gothic building, whose interior was covered with gilded carving, in the first half of the XVIII century. The construction dates from the first half of the century. XV. It underwent changes in the modern era, when the beautiful Renaissance portal was built. True Baroque jewel, impresses by its decorative exuberance.
Information Price : Free Guided visits: Monday to Friday 10am 12.30pm / 2.30pm – 5pm Saturday 10am – 12.30pm Address: Largo 1º de Dezembro, 4000-404 Porto Acess: walk 11 minutes Phone: +351 223 392 330 More info: https://www.infoporto.pt/pt/igreja-de-santa-clara/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Igreja+de+Santa+Clarafirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6114098,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd246413fb3c0f6b:0xc521fcfa556ae2bf!8m2!3d41.1425209!4d-8.6092211
São Francisco Church
Main temple in gothic style existing in the city, whose construction began in the fourteenth century. It is one of the most important works of the Baroque, for its interior in gilded carving, of the XVII and XVIII centuries. It was the exuberance of gold that led the Count de Raczinsky to describe it as the "church of gold." It is National Monument since 1910 and Cultural Heritage of Humanity - UNESCO since 1996.
Information Price : 4.50€ Hours: Nov. To Feb. - 09H00 / 17H30 Mar. To Oct. - 09H00 / 19H00 Jul. Ago Set. - 09H00 / 20H00 Address: Rua do Infante Dom Henrique, 4050-297 Porto Acess: walk 2 minutes Phone: +351 222 062 125 More info: http://www.ordemsaofrancisco.pt/museu.php?PHPSESSID=8e257be3d4823bae0c6554510ea76ab6 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Igreja+Monumento+de+S%C3%A3o+Franciscoemail@example.com,-8.617906,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd24651e2e1751f9:0xcae5f5a2cd96956c!8m2!3d41.1410111!4d-8.6157173
Open since 1906, Livraria Lello has housed men of arts and letters, has been the inspiration for acclaimed authors, a place for social gatherings, performances and a serene library for many of Porto’s avid readers. Today it receives thousands of visitors from around the world, who everyday enter our doors to visit this neo-Gothic gem from the beginning of the twentieth century.
Information Price: Visitor's Voucher: € 4.00; Friend card Bookstore Lello: 10,00 € (discounted only when buying books) Hours: Monday to friday 10h00 – 19h30 Saturday and Sunday 10h00 – 19h00 Address: Rua das Carmelitas 144, 4050-161 Porto, Portugal Acess: walk 11 minutes Phone: +351 22 200 2037 More info: http://www.livrarialello.pt/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Livraria+Lellofirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6169633,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e28c5e9a77:0x7f08405ee8a1e44f!8m2!3d41.1469055!4d-8.6147746
The Bolhão Market is the most famous in the city and in 2006 it was classified as a place of public interest. Dating back to 1850, with a singular structure with two floors, it is characterised by the monumentality of its neoclassic architecture. On the exterior, the market is divided into a large number of shops, facing the four surrounding roads.
Information Hours: mon-fri 7am – 5pm sat 7am – 1pm Address: Rua Formosa 214, 4000 Porto Acess: walk 15 minutes Phone: +351 223 326 024 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/Visitar/Paginas/Descobrir/detalhespoi.aspx?poi=1393&idcategory=n5n&lang=en Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Mercado+do+Bolh%C3%A3oemail@example.com,-8.6092686,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e525d70c15:0xf17622db196e7ce9!8m2!3d41.1493794!4d-8.6070799
Monastery of Serra do Pilar
Inserted in the area classified in December 1996 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Monastery of Serra do Pilar, one of the symbols of Vila Nova de Gaia, preserves the interesting church and cloister, a circular plant, unique in Portugal. In front of the church, there is a magnificent viewpoint, from where one can observe the city of Porto and the river Douro.
Information Price. Monastery and Exhibition: 2,00€; Monastery, Exhibition and dome climbing 4,00€ Hours: Tuesday to Sunday (Nov to Mar) 10am – 5pm ; (Apr to Oct) 10am – 6.30pm Address: Largo de Avis - Santa Marinha 4430-329 Vila Nova de Gaia Acess: walk 24 minutes Phone: +351 223 795 385 More info: http://www.culturanorte.pt/pt/patrimonio/mosteiro-da-serra-do-pilar/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Mosteiro+da+Serra+do+Pilarfirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6095556,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464ddc3346ee7:0xab7221d21110d0a3!8m2!3d41.1383673!4d-8.6073669
São Bento da Vitória Monastery
Situated in the heart of old Porto, the parish of Vitória, the Monastery of São Bento da Vitória - classified National Monument in 1977 - is one of the most important religious buildings in the city. It was within walls, next to the Door of Olival, occupying part of the old Jewish quarter.
Information Visits to the Monastery only by appointment Address: Rua de São Bento da Vitória, 4050-542 Porto Acess: walk 6 minutes Phone: +351 22 340 1900 More info: http://www.tnsj.pt/home/msbv/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Mosteiro+de+S%C3%A3o+Bento+da+Vit%C3%B3riaemail@example.com,-8.6181106,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e1ff61407b:0x236a10ed4ed14c56!8m2!3d41.1439307!4d-8.6159219
D. Fernando Wall
The D. Fernando wall was built to substitute the old late-medieval wall that, by the 15th Century, had become too small for the growing city. It was rebuilt by D. Fernando, after whom it was named, between 1368 and 1437 with money from the wine transfer tax and it was about 3000 paces long and 30 feet high.
Information Price: Free Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Address: Rua Arnaldo Gama, 4000-173 PortoAcess: walk 11 minutes Phone: +351 22 339 3472 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1841 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Muralha+Fernandinafirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6114517,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd246f9cef7be50b:0x189b106fea52388b!8m2!3d41.141739!4d-8.609263
The Oporto Episcopal Palace is an imposing Baroque building dominating the city's views from the elevation where it stands on the vast Terreiro da Sé. Its original building, already destined for the residence of the prelates of Porto, seems to be dated to the thirteenth century, and Bishop D. Martinho Rodrigues lived there, although there may have been an older construction there. In the medieval building were celebrated in 1386 the wedding of D. João I with D. Filipa de Lencastre.
Information Price: 5,00 € Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat 9am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 5.30pm Address: Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto Acess: walk 7 minutes Phone: +351 22 339 2330 More info: http://www.diocese-porto.pt/visitavirtual/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Pa%C3%A7o+Episcopal+do+Portoemail@example.com,-8.6137089,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e0404ca959:0x7aa5bcda1778ae8e!8m2!3d41.1420306!4d-8.6115202
Stock Exchange Palace
National Monument, Stock Exchange Palace, is one of the most visited monuments, highlighting the famous Arab Hall. Cultural and Conference Center, Stock Exchange Palace is a space with unique conditions for holding events, and initiatives that have excellence by attribute. An integral part of the Urban Wine Route.
Information Adult Price: 8,50€ Summer Time: (April - October) 09am – 6.30pm (Monday to Sunday) Winter time (November - March) 9am – 12.30pm / 2pm – 5.30pm (Monday to Sunday) Address: Rua de Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto Acess: walk 1 minute Phone: +351 223 399 000 More info: http://www.palaciodabolsa.com/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Pal%C3%A1cio+da+Bolsafirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6178612,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e1c2820d41:0x69324171e40cd951!8m2!3d41.1413772!4d-8.6156725
Pillory of Sé
The Pillory of the Se was placed by the city of Porto in 1945, after the completion of the works of restructuring of the area surrounding the cathedral. The town hall had run this pillory, which is a reconstruction of an engraving 1797.
Information Address: Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto Acess: walk 7 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=2475 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Pelourinho+do+Portoemail@example.com,-8.6141511,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e1161cb11d:0x1f83459b299c00b5!8m2!3d41.1425328!4d-8.6119624
D. Luís Bridge
The D. Luís bridge is an icon of the city and has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It is 395 meters long and 8 meters wide, and its arch is still considered the largest arch in the world in wrought iron.
Information Address: Avenida de Vímara Peres, PortoAcess: walk 10 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=722 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Ponte+Lu%C3%ADs+Ifirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6116372,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e75cfd46d3:0xc25b40cf99456aab!8m2!3d41.1399589!4d-8.6094485
Rectory of the University of Porto
The rectangular building, of classic style, has similarities with the Hospital of Santo António. In 1911 it housed the Faculty of Sciences and at the moment it is installed in this building the Rectory of the University of Porto and the Museum of Natural History of the University of Porto. An integral part of the Urban Wine Route.
Information Address: Praça de Gomes Teixeira, 4050-159 Porto Acess: walk 11 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1807 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Reitoria+da+Universidade+do+Portoemail@example.com,-8.6178215,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e284c017c1:0x8d43da2f6f51ea2a!8m2!3d41.146906!4d-8.6156328
National Monument, the Cathedral of the city of Porto, located in the heart of the historical center of the city of Porto, is one of the main and oldest monuments of Portugal.
Information Price: Free Address: Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto Acess: walk 8 minutes Phone: +351 222 059 028 More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1406 Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/S%C3%A9+do+Portofirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.6133723,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e13991ebb9:0x4a1cccaea07537e9!8m2!3d41.142826!4d-8.6111836
São João National Theater
Built in 1910 on the ruins of the Royal Theater which burned in 1908, it is a classic building with allegorical adornments of pain, kindness, hatred and love. The main façade is inspired by the renovation of the Louis XVI style, which characterized the early years of the twentieth century, especially in France. Authored by Marques da Silva, it is a property of public interest.
Information Guided tours from Tuesday to Saturday at 12.30pm Price: € 5.00 Address: Praça da Batalha, 4000-102 Porto Acess: walk 14 minutes Phone: +351 22 340 19 56 More info: http://www.tnsj.pt/home/index.php Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Teatro+Nacional+S%C3%A3o+Jo%C3%A3oemail@example.com,-8.6096106,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e5d6b79285:0xc8acaaec158a1087!8m2!3d41.1446735!4d-8.6074219
Court of Sé
Court of Se, as it is today, is a creation of the 1940s to make way for this great place were demolished several blocks of medieval long that still existed. From this site you can see the river Douro and the city of Gaia.
Information Address: Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto Acess: walk 7 minutes More info: http://www.visitporto.travel/visitar/paginas/viagem/DetalhesPOI.aspx?POI=1728Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Terreiro+da+S%C3%A9,+Portofirstname.lastname@example.org,-8.613983,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e13bf364af:0xd43614e3b740bfe6!8m2!3d41.1426306!4d-8.6117943
The Clérigos architectural complex, classified National Monument since 1910, is for its Church and it’s Tower, one of the main points of interest, and a must visit for all who visit the city of Porto.
Information Ticket (09H00 - 19H00) Price: Tower + Exhibition Brotherhood + Christus Collection: 4 € Address: Rua de S. Filipe de Nery , 4050-546 Porto Acess: walk 9 minutes Phone: +351 220 145 489 More info: http://www.torredosclerigos.pt/pt/ Location: https://www.google.pt/maps/place/Torre+dos+Cl%C3%A9rigosemail@example.com,-8.6167872,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xd2464e251ced649:0x425ec51327127c21!8m2!3d41.1456753!4d-8.6145985