The Clérigos Church and its bell tower are two of the most emblematic monuments in Porto. Torre dos Clérigos is the tallest tower in the city and offers impressive panoramic views over Portugal’s second largest city.
Palácio da Bolsa is the headquarters of the city’s Commercial Association. It was built mid-nineteenth century in a neoclassical style. Many consider it to be one of the most beautiful buildings in Porto.
Considered as the most beautiful library in Europe, Livraria Lello & Irmão is a bookshop that appeared in the Harry Potter films. It grand bookcases packed with thousands of books will leave you breathless.
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 in 2001. The building is avant-garde and one of symbols of the modern part of the city.
The Igreja dos Grilos is a church that was founded in 1577. It is neither the largest church nor the most striking in Porto, but it is extremely different from the rest of the religious edifices of the city and it houses the Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum.