Sights & Attractions in Porto and the North

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Things to Do in Porto

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Avenida dos Aliados
This imposing boulevard is lined with bright flower beds and grand...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto
 
Cais da Ribeira
A string of fish restaurants and tascas (taverns) are built into...
Stores / Malls, Promenades / Boardwalks Porto
 
Casa da Música
Home to the National Orchestra of Porto and Portugal's Baroque...
Arts / Performance Venues Porto
 
Casa-Museu de Guerra Junqueiro
This 18th-century white mansion, one of several buildings in...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Porto
 
Centro Portugues de Fotografia
Housed in a spooky old jailhouse, this stellar (and free) museum...
Museums / Galleries Porto
 
Estação de São Bento
This train station was built in the early 20th century (King...
Transportation Sites Porto
 
Foz do Douro
Literally "Mouth of the Douro," this prosperous suburb is invariably...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto
 
Igreja da Misericórdia
Today's building represents a compromise between the church first...
Religious Sites Porto
 
Igreja de Santo Ildefonso
With the most striking exterior of any church in Porto, Ingreja...
Religious Sites Porto
 
Igreja de São Francisco
During the last days of Porto's siege by the absolutist army...
Religious Sites Porto
 
Museu de Arte Contemporânea
Designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira, a winner of the Pritzker Prize...
Museums / Galleries Porto
 
Museu do Vinho do Porto
Not to be confused with the larger, modern port wine museum upriver...
Museums / Galleries Porto
 
Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis
This art museum was the first in Portugal, founded in 1833 by...
Museums / Galleries Porto
 
Palácio da Bolsa
Porto's neoclassical former stock exchange takes up much of the...
Financial Institutions Porto
 
Ponte Dom Luís I
Though it was intended to replace the Pênsil bridge (also called...
Bridges / Tunnels Porto
 
Sé do Porto
Originally constructed in the 12th century by the parents of...
Religious Sites Porto
 
Sea Life
Arguably Porto's top kids' attraction since it opened in 2009...
Zoos / Aquariums Porto
 
Teleférico de Gaia
The best way to skip the steep climb up Vila Nova de Gaia's hills...
Viewpoints Porto
 
Torre dos Clérigos
Designed by Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni and begun in 1754...
Religious Sites, Viewpoints Porto
 
Vila Nova de Gaia
A city across the Rio Douro from central Porto, Vila Nova de...
Neighborhoods / Streets Porto
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