Architecture

Stock Exchange Palace Stock Exchange Palace
Monuments
A National Monument, the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) is the property and headquarters of the Commercial Association of Porto. It was des...
Pedro Pitões Tower Pedro Pitões Tower
Monuments
This tower, also named 'Torre da Cidade' (Tower of the City), was discovered during the demolition work of the 1940s, on the street where the Terreiro...
Chapel of Alfaiates or of Nossa Senhora de Agosto Chapel of Alfaiates or of Nossa Senhora de Agosto
Religious venues
Built in 1554, the chapel houses, on the outer façade, a clay image of Nossa Senhora de Agosto (Our Lady of August).Designed and carried out by Manu...
Church of Senhora da Conceição Church of Senhora da Conceição
Religious venues
Built between 1938 and 1947 and designed by the Benedictine monk Paul Bellot, it has a monumental granite facade. Of note are a set of stained glass w...
Episcopal Palace / Paço do Bispo Episcopal Palace / Paço do Bispo
Monuments
It was probably built in the 13th century, although it might be founded on an older construction.
In 1737 it was remodelled; the changes were des...
Church of S. Pedro de Miragaia Church of S. Pedro de Miragaia
Religious venues
Known for being one of the most ancient churches in the city, the temple went through deep architectonic changes in the 1830s.From the crossing, the...
Fortress S. João Baptista Fortress S. João Baptista
Monuments
The fortress was built at the end of the sixteenth century to protect the coast and the Douro entrance. Modern strongholds were added (sec. XVII) to...
Arch or Door of Sant Arch or Door of Sant'Ana
Monuments
The Arco (arch) or Porta (door) of Sant'Ana das Aldas, was one of the four doors of the old Porto borough, giving access to the river and to the merch...
Restaurante de Serralves Restaurante de Serralves
Restaurants
Settled in the building of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art it offers a privileged view over the Park. Every day there is a full buffett at lu...
Palco Palco
Restaurants
Urban and sophisticated space, with decoration which reflects on scenic arts giving continuity to the hotel in which it is located.The refined cuisi...
Café Majestic Café Majestic
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Founded in 1921, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful and representative examples of Art Nouveau in Porto exuding an atmosphere of luxury,...
Aurora - Vinhos e Petiscos Aurora - Vinhos e Petiscos
Restaurants
Aurora is a restaurant offering a concept of wine and tidbits that reinvents typical Portuguese cooking through Chef José Ferreira's know-how and crea...

Events - What's on in Porto

02.08.2019
Cinema Fora do Sítio
Celebrating this year, its twentieth edition, “Cinema Fora do Sítio” is back throughout the month of August, with ten free movie sessions in five public spaces ...
22.06.2019
Verão na Casa
Summer is the time to open the windows of the programme at Casa da Música, starting with a special concert on the solstice and the night of São João. The Café o...
31.05.2019
Clérigos Tower at Night
Since May 31st, it is possible to climb the 225 steps of the Clérigos Tower at night to enjoy the illuminated city more than 75 meters high. Until October 13th,...
22.08.2019
Urban Market, Meet Designers & Makers
Portugal Lovers launches 4 editions in August of “Urban Market, Meet Designers & Makers” and invites all who are on vacation in Porto to visit the event. The t...