The palace a sober building from the 18th century passed, by marriage, to the Viscounts of Balsemão. The city’s coin collection is one of the best and largest in the country.
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Casa Tait is a 19th century mansion in Porto. Visit the gardens for one of the most spectacular views of the city and the Douro river.
Miragaia is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Porto filled with colorful houses on an ancient beach that served as a medieval shipyard.
Old trams are fascinating vehicles, full of romanticism. Porto still has several tram lines in circulation, which can be used daily.
The former Stock Exchange house in Porto is a 19th century building and is now mainly used for major events. Find here a great mix of artistic styles.
Possibly being the most famous caffe in Porto, it has been the meeting point for students and teachers, locals and foreigners, friends and lovers.
Right in the middle of Ribeira, House of the Prince is Porto’s ancient Custom House and old residence of the King’s of Portugal senior officials.
Porto’s Cathedral, the Sé, is an historic landmark in the old centre, where the city was born. In fact, Morro da Sé is the oldest district in Porto.
Mercado do Bolhão is a must see place in Porto. Here you’ll find fresh produce, meat, fish, flowers and you’ll meet the most unique characters in the city.
Located in Porto’s main avenue, Guarany is a cafe where you’ll find history but you will also meet the young thinkers and writers.