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Best Attractions in Porto

There are plenty of things to do in Porto. This article includes a list of the most interesting points of interest:

  • Catedral de la Sé de Oporto Built on the highest point of the city and presiding over Porto, Porto Cathedral (Sé do Porto in Portuguese) is the most important religious edifice of Porto and one of the must-see attractions.
  • Iglesia y Torre de los Clérigos 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.
  • Mercado do Bolhao Inaugurated in 1914, the Mercado do Bolhão (Bolhão Market) is located in the city center and holds the essence of the city.
  • Estación de San Bento 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 in the world.
  • Palacio de la Bolsa 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.
  • Librería Lello e Irmao 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.   
  • Iglesia de San Francisco The Igreja de São Francisco (Church of São Francisco) is very ostentatiously decorated and houses some small catacombs. It is one of the most important temples in Porto, along with the Cathedral. 
  • Casa de la 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 in 2001. The building is avant-garde and one of symbols of the modern part of the city.
  • Jardines del Palacio de Cristal The Jardins do Palácio de Cristal are beautiful gardens in the upper part of Porto and offer stunning views of the city and the Douro.
  • Iglesia San Lorenzo dos Grilos 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.
  • 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. Its interior is a bit bare, but it is definitely worth visiting.