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Walking Tour: Ribeira Porto and Wine Tasting
"In this tour you have the opportunity to admire the beauty of this city with its Celtic and Moorish beginnings. You will be starting at Avenida dos Aliados and head up to the area of the Clerics. Along the way visiting the Tower and Church of the Clergy and passing by the famous Lello bookshop.Continue your tour to the Palacio da Bolsa Stock Exchange Palace and the Porto Cathedral the oldest surviving structure in the city. See the Church of St Francis a wonderful example of Gothic architecture. Its interior elaborate gilt work
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Porto Small Group Half Day City Tour including Wine Tasting
"You will be picked up at your hotel in an air-conditioned minivan and head to the historical center to begin your small walking tour. Visit the most iconic and photographed places in the city of Porto: see one of the most recognized libraries of the worl the Nasoni Tower which has six floors and is 75 meters high and the Cathedral which is one of the leading and oldest monuments of the city. All this and much more made of Porto the recognition of World Heritage site. Heading towards the other sho some curiosities await. Did you know that Vila Nova de Gaia is the place with the highest concentration of alcohol per square meter in the world? The world famous port wine is produced exclusively from grapes from the region adjacent to the Douro and even though it is produced with Douro grapes and stored in the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia it ended up being known as 'Port Wine' so you are in just the right place to drink this grape néctar. Here you will have the opportunity to taste 4 port wines (rosé white
From EUR45.00
 
Panoramic Porto Tour
"With around 267000 inhabitants Porto has carefully preserved its architectonic treasures including monuments in the Romanesque Gothic Baroque and Neo-classical style. On your tour there will be visits of the Cathedral Real Companhia Velha Port Wine Cellars
From EUR35.00

Ribeira district

UNESCO made a peculiar (though completely accurate) decision by including Porto's historic center in its world heritage list. Feeling a bit curious about the criteria that these guys use for their...
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agarcia
Aug 08, 2003

Ribeira

This is a very peculiar area of Porto. Typical houses and typical people.Its right next to the river and its mainly (or used to) a fishermans area, most of them on the sea.During the day just go for a...
pel
Jul 03, 2003

To the left of the bridge you...

To the left of the bridge you can see a small market. This is a very characteristic part of the city called Ribeira. It is one of the oldest parts of Porto and used to be the place where trading and...
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montxito
Aug 25, 2002

alleys behind the riverfront

There are several beautiful alleys behind the Ribeira. You will enjoy strolling here and enjoying the beautiful architecture and the atmosphere of the place.
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el_ruso
Jan 02, 2006

Praca da Ribeira

This is the heart of the Ribeira. This plaza is always full of people and is lined with restaurant tables. This place offers one of the most beautiful views of the city.
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el_ruso
Jan 02, 2006

City Walls

There a few remnants of the medieval city wall, which once encircled the city, in the Ribeira area: east of the Dom Luis bridge and just west of the Praca da Ribeira.
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el_ruso
Jan 02, 2006

Placa de Ribeira is the center of the Universe

When you get into town, just tell the cabby to take you here and it will be all you need to know. There are pubs beyond belief and just up around the corner are clubs for dancing.
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Nexus7
Aug 09, 2005

The river-area

The whole area around Riberia is really nice, you don't even have to go down to the river. Also the streets above are full of small shops and nice buildings. And the view is great!
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Henrik_rrb
Aug 21, 2004

The Ribeira

The Ribeira is a really cool area. Just sit there and enjoy a coffee, cake, while resting by the Duoro....
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cucaracha
Apr 15, 2004

Ribeira

Ribeira is the oldest district in Porto. The streets are narrow and filled with small shops, the houses higher and deeper than they are wide.. Here live the lower classes.
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andrea.d
Oct 18, 2003
 
 
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Rua Dr. Emilio Peres 74, (off Avenida da Boavisat 2), 4050-007
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Rua Arquitecto Nicolau Nasoni 31, 4050-423
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Rua Barao de S. Cosme, no 67, 4000-502
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Palácio da Bolsa

A British Neoclassical building in every sense, except that it was designed by a Portuguese architect. It could have been plucked from any Victorian city centre in England - Bristol or London, but...
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Torre dos Clerigos

Torre dos Clérigos is part of the eponymous church (Igreja dos Clérigos) and was built in the mid 18th century. While the church spire is picturesque from below, you do well in climbing up its 225...
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Se Cathedral

Porto's Cathedral, or Sé, is proudly hailed by city residents from the dawn's early light to the twilight's last gleaming (and no doubt at night, too). The Romanesque Cathedral was built in the 12th...
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Igreja de Sao Francisco

Built by austere Franciscan monks in the 13th century, the Church of São Francisco remains the finest work of Gothic architecture in Porto. It has taken a beating over the years, through sieges and...
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Serralves Foundation

In the west part of town there is a foundation dedicated to Modern Art called Serralves. It was created in 1989 with a partnership between the Portuguese state and many private institutions. The...
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Igreja De Santa Clara

This is Porto's most enigmatic churches, at least for me. The first time I visited I couldn't find it. The second time I visited I found it but it was closed. A Portuguese woman, who professed her...
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