What to see in the city of Oporto

What to see in the city of Oporto

Portugal was considered the best tourist destination in the world by the World Travel Awards. With both modern and very old and traditional.

The City

                                                                                    Avenida dos Aliados 

Considered the heart of the city, the Avenida dos Aliados is the most beautiful avenue in the city. But it is day-to-day that it is worthwhile to walk down the avenue to appreciate every detail of its architecture, beautiful, imposing.

Avenida dos Aliados

 Cathedral

The Se Cathedral located in one of the regions with many medieval remains, is worth the visit not only of the Cathedral, but of all its surroundings. From there you can also enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the river.

Sé Cathedral

Ponte Luís I 

The Ponte Luís I or Luiz I, is a pretty bridge, built between 1881 and 1888, linking the cities of Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia separated by the Douro river.

                                                                               

Ponte luis I

The Church and Tower of the Clergy

The Church and Tower of the Clergy is a remarkable architectural ensemble, its Clérigos architectural aggregation, classified National Monument since 1910, is for its Church and its Tower, one of the main points of interest, and a must visit for all who visit the Oporto. The complex is located at the top of Rua dos Clérigos, between the streets of São Filipe Néri and Assunção.

Church and tower of the clergy

Oporto Railway Station – Sao Bento

The São Bento Station is a railway station managed by Infraestructura de Portugal SA and is an interface of railways that connects the Minho Line that serves the city of Oporto in Portugal. In addition to its main function, São Bento Station is one of the tourist attractions of the city of Northern Portugal. 20 thousand tiles by Jorge Colaço will take us on a journey through Portuguese History and the traditions of the Douro and Minho

Railway Station of Porto – São Bento

Lello & Brother Bookstore

He is a lover of reading and loves a good reading time Bookstore Lello in Oporto is the best choice to spend some pleasant moments. Due to its historical and artistic value, Lello has been recognized as one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world by many personalities and entities.

Lello & Brother Bookstore

Dragon’s Stadium

He is a football lover and loves to know stadiums, the Estádio do Dragão known as the Futebol Clube do Porto stadium where he plays one of the biggest clubs in Portugal and is one of the most beautiful stadiums in Portugal with capacities exceeding 50 thousand people.

Dragon’s Stadium

Visit to Caves in Gaia

If you visit Portugal you must taste the typical Port wines  and visit the cellars . In Vila Nova da Gaia, you can visit several wine cellars in Oporto. In each one of them a guide will accompany you along the facilities of the winery explaining where the grapes are harvested and the process of elaborating their wines. At the end of the visit, in each basement will offer you two glasses of wine for your tasting: one of red wine and another of white wine.

Caves

Monastery Serra do Pilar

The one that is considered by many the best view of Oporto, through Serra do Pilar, World Heritage, began to be built in 1538, with an unusual shape, circular plant, a replica of the church of Santa Maria Redonda in Rome, climb up to get to the dome, are 100 steps, which surrounds the round dome of the church.
 

Monastery Serra do Pilar

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O Flávio é um jovem que adora desporto, sobretudo tudo o que esteja ligado ao futebol e conhecer novos países, novas culturas. Nasceu numa família entusiasta por viajar ou não fosse seu pai, o Hugo uma pessoa que chega mesmo a ser considerado um verdadeiro embaixador de Portugal pela sua dedicação ao Turismo, outro de seus hobbies é a leitura o que o faz viajar pelo Mundo sentado numa cadeira. Embora jovem sente o Turismo como ninguém de tal forma que é já estudante de Turismo, carreira que espera encabeçar num futuro próxima isto visto pela sua dedicação em tudo a que se propõe.