Living in Porto

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The charismatic city of Porto that lies in northern Portugal is an old European center steeped in tradition and history. This second largest city in Portugal has earned accolades for the breathtaking monuments that include Nicolau Nasoni’s Clerigos Tower, Dona Maria Bridge and Casa da Musica among others.

This renovated World Heritage Center unveils cultural attractions and gorgeous architecture, as visitors find pleasure in soaking up the cordial atmosphere as well as the renowned wined at this city.

Porto and Douro River.

The birth place of wine here, Cais de Gaia’s Port Wine Cellars, lures the attention of many visitors and the Serralves Museum is yet another beauty that houses brilliant work of art. This gorgeous building that is surrounded by a beautiful park is a famous tourist attraction.

The city known to boast of the historical past also unveils the Clerigos tower that overlooks the city. When the inquisitive visitor pays a visit to the Sao Francisco Church, the lavish church interiors hold the visitor’s attention in awe, and the ironwork showpiece of Dom Luis Bridge is second to none in attracting the attention of the traveler.

Another attraction that demands a visit is the exuberant Palacio da Bolsa, and the interior of this former stock exchange palace is a wonderful spectacle. The visitor should never fail to take part in the nocturnal fun offered by the Ribeira district, where the many cafes and bars with outdoor seating pave way for exhilarating nocturnal fun.

There are many companies that deal with wine production, as some even offer guided tours for the visitors to take a look around and to taste samples of different wines.

Other Beautiful Districts in Portugal to Visit:

  • Aveiro
  • Beja
  • Braga
  • Bragança
  • Castelo Branco
  • Coimbra
  • Évora
  • Faro
  • Guarda
  • Leiria
  • Lisbon
  • Portalegre
  • Porto
  • Santarém
  • Setúbal
  • Viana do Castelo
  • Vila Real
  • Viseu

 

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