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Porto Cathedral

The Porto Cathedral was built around 1110 and is located in the historical centre of the city. This is one of Porto’s oldest monuments and one of the most important Romanesque monuments in Portugal. This is a defining landmark of the city and it resembles a grand fortress overlooking the city. It is definitely worth visiting for the views, which stretch across the old historic part of the city to the sea.
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Ribeira

The “Riverbank” quarter of the city is where you can explore the winding streets of the historic heart of the city and where the dark shadowy paths contrast with the bright colourful facades of many of the buildings. This is a great place to venture into during the day and at night when the array of restaurants and nightclubs open their doors.
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Torre Dos Clerigos

Torre Dos Clerigos is an 18th-century tower built by the Italian artist Niccolo Nazzoni, stretching 75-feet in the air, which makes for some fantastic views once you make it up the 240-step climb to the top. Nazzoni also chose to be buried in the Baroque church at the foot of the tower.
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Port Wine Caves at Vila Nova De Gaia

Across the Douro River, you can visit the port wine caves of Vila Nova de Gaia and sample some of the region’s famous Port wine. There are over fifty wine companies found in the area with their wine lodges offering organised tours and tasting sessions. The privately owned English wine company, Taylors, is a recommended lodge.
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Soares dos Reis National Museum

At the Soares dos Reis National Museum you can immerse yourself in 19th- and 20th-century Portuguese painting and sculpture. After the visit you can enjoy a coffee in the café.
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Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

If modern art is more to your taste then this museum offers some of the best collections featuring contemporary Portuguese painters and sculptors. There are also some contributions from internationally known artists such as Warhol and Pollock.
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Bike Tour

Cycling is definitely one of the best ways to see the city. BlueDragon arrange city tours by bike and during the tour you will get both historical and useful information in a very fun way. They also have Segway tours if you would like to try something different.
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Port Wine Museum

The port wine is one of the most famous local products of Porto and globally celebrated for its quality. If you are interested in the history of this drink and would like to learn more about it then you should definitely visit the Port Wine Museum.
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Yellow City Cruises

This bus takes you on a tour around the cities of Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia and Matosinhos. It is an open-top bus with audio guide. It takes around 50 minutes.
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Aveiro

Aveiro is known as the Venice of Portugal, located about 25 kilometres south of Porto. This town is surrounded by beaches, lagoons and the beautiful canals that run through the town. It is easy to reach Aveiro by train, in fact several trains leave from Porto to Aveiro each day and the journey takes about an hour.
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Ponte D. Luis I

Ponte D. Luis I is one of Porto's most famous landmarks. The bridge link Porto to Gaia and is well worth a visit, especially after dark.
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Rail Station Sao Bento

This French Beaux-Arts rail station designed by Jose Marques da Silva is truly beautiful. The station was built during the 16th century, but a reconstruction was completed in 1916.
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Funicular dos Guindais

The Funicular dos Guindais operates to and from the top between Batalha and Ribiera. It saves you the walk and gives you a few minutes of beautiful views, especially during sunset.
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