To visit

Here are some suggestions of places to visit:

Café Majestic

On the 17th December 1921, an establishment called Elite café opened for business in Porto. It was located in Santa Catarina street, a pedestrian walkway for shopping and for the finest members of society, then and now. The café enlightened the street with its Art Nouveau decoration, by architect João Queiroz
Address: Rua Santa Catarina, 112, 4000-442 Porto
+351 222 003 887

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Casa da Música

Casa da Música was conceived to mark 2001, the year in which Porto was Cultural Capital of Europe, and it is the first new building in Portugal to be entirely dedicated to music – to the presentation and public enjoyment of music, to music education and to the creation of music, also investing in research into the origins of Portuguese music. In resume,  is a cultural meeting point between music and other areas of artistic creation and knowledge, providing a space for all kinds of audiences and creators.

Address: Avenida da Boavista, 604-610, 4149-071 Porto

+351 220 120 200

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Fundação de Serralves

The Serralves Foundation is a European cultural institution serving the national community, whose mission is to raise the general public’s awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment. The Foundation pursues its mission via the Museum of Contemporary Art as a multi-disciplinary centre, the Park as a natural heritage site ideally suited for environmental education and entertainment activities and the Auditorium as a centre for reflection and debate on issues facing contemporary society.

Address: Rua João de Castro 210, 4150-417, Porto

+351 808 200 543

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Port Wine Cellars

The Port Wine Cellars are a Portuguese ex-libris and document an unusual history of temperance and courage. Open for visits all year, knowing them is to deepen knowledge about the Port wine, the Douro region and the cities of Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Address: Rua Dr. António Granjo, 207 , 4400-124 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

+351 223 745 520

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Torre dos Clérigos

This baroque bell tower is one of the paradigmatic architectural landmarks of Porto. It was designed by Nicolau Nasoni, the Italian architect who left a strong artistic print on Porto since he also contributed. The tallest in Portugal, amounts to some 76 meters in height, counting about 230 steps visitors.

Address: Rua de S. Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto

+351 222001729

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