Sights & Attractions in Porto and the North


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Name Category Location
Avenida dos Aliados
This imposing boulevard is lined with bright...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto
Cais da Ribeira
A string of fish restaurants and tascas (taverns)...
Stores / Malls, Promenades / Boardwalks Porto
Casa da Música
Home to the National Orchestra of Porto and...
Arts / Performance Venues Porto
Casa-Museu de Guerra Junqueiro
This 18th-century white mansion, one of several...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Porto
Centro Portugues de Fotografia
Housed in a spooky old jailhouse, this stellar...
Museums / Galleries Porto
Estação de São Bento
This train station was built in the early 20th...
Transportation Sites Porto
Foz do Douro
Literally "Mouth of the Douro," this prosperous...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto
Igreja da Misericórdia
Today's building represents a compromise between...
Religious Sites Porto
Igreja de Santo Ildefonso
With the most striking exterior of any church in...
Religious Sites Porto
Igreja de São Francisco
During the last days of Porto's siege by the...
Religious Sites Porto
Museu de Arte Contemporânea
Designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira, a winner of the...
Museums / Galleries Porto
Museu do Vinho do Porto
Not to be confused with the larger, modern port...
Museums / Galleries Porto
Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis
This art museum was the first in Portugal,...
Museums / Galleries Porto
Palácio da Bolsa
Porto's neoclassical former stock exchange...
Financial Institutions Porto
Ponte Dom Luís I
Though it was intended to replace the Pênsil...
Bridges / Tunnels Porto
Sé do Porto
Originally constructed in the 12th century by the...
Religious Sites Porto
Sea Life
Arguably Porto's top kids' attraction since it...
Zoos / Aquariums Porto
Teleférico de Gaia
The best way to skip the steep climb up Vila...
Viewpoints Porto
Torre dos Clérigos
Designed by Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni and...
Religious Sites, Viewpoints Porto
Vila Nova de Gaia
A city across the Rio Douro from central Porto,...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto


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