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Porto Cathedral

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.
Torre Dos Clerigos

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.
Bolhao Market

Bolhao Market

Here you will find a bright and vibrant open-air market full of fresh produce such as olives, cheese and freshly baked bread. It is a great way to start the day, taking in the atmosphere and picking up some food for a long day of sightseeing.
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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.
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

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.
Bike Tour

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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