Main things to see in Porto
Built on the highest point of the city, Porto Cathedral (Sé do Porto in Portuguese) is the most important religious edifice of Porto, Portugal.
The Clérigos Church and its bell tower are two of the most emblematic monuments in Porto. Clérigos Tower offers the best view over the city.
Inaugurated in 1914, the Mercado do Bolhão (Bolhão Market) is located in the city center and holds the essence of the city. A must-see.
The São Bento Railway Station was opened to the public in 1916 on the site of a former Benedictine monastery. It is one of the most beautiful stations.
Palácio da Bolsa is one of the most beautiful buildings in Porto. It is worth doing one of its guided tours to visit this impressive edifice.
Considered the most beautiful library in Europe and one of the most beautiful in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão is a definite must-see.
Igreja de São Francisco (Church of São Francisco) in Porto is one of the most important temples in Porto, along with Clérigos Church.
The Casa da Música is a concert hall built in 1999, so it could be included in the various projects presented for the European Capital of Culture.
The Jardins do Palácio de Cristal are in the upper part of Porto and offer stunning views of the city and the Douro.
The Igreja dos Grilos in Porto was founded in 1577 and is a convent and church. It also houses the Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum.
First established in 1325, the Casa do Infante (Prince’s House) was given this name after Prince Henry the Navigator was born here in 1394.