Monuments and Tourist attractions
Discover the most beautiful and symbolic monuments in Porto and the most interesting attractions that you simply can't miss.
Main things to see in Porto
Built in the highest part of the city, in the Batalha district, the Sé Cathedral is the most important religious monument in Porto.
Clérigos Church and Clérigos Tower
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.
Mercado do Bolhão
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.
São Bento Railway Station
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
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.
Livraria Lello & Irmão
Considered the most beautiful library in Europe and one of the most beautiful in the world, Lello & Irmão Bookshop is a definite must-see.
Igreja de São Francisco
Igreja de São Francisco (Church of São Francisco) in Porto is one of the most important temples in Porto, along with Clérigos Church.
Casa da Música
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.
Jardins do Palácio de Cristal
The Jardins do Palácio de Cristal are in the upper part of Porto and offer stunning views of the city and the Douro.
Igreja dos Grilos
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.
Sea Life Porto
Sea Life Porto is one of the best aquariums in Europe, with over 3,000 different species. Learn about its price and location.
Casa do Infante
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.