Museums & Heritage

D. Luís Bridge D. Luís Bridge
Bridges
Planned by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel, it was inaugurated in 1886 and it is composed by two overlapping iron decks.The bridge...
Foz Garden Foz Garden
Streets & Gardens
The Foz Gardens stretch out along Avenida Montevideu and Avenida do Brasil, on the sea front of Porto. Going through these gardens, we can see that ...
Palace of Freixo Palace of Freixo
Monuments
The Palace of Freixo, built in the mid 18th century, is one of the most remarkable monuments of Portuguese civil baroque designed by the architect Nas...
Rua Escura Fountain Rua Escura Fountain
Statues & Sculptures
Also known as S. Sebastião or Pelicano Fountain, built in the 17th century, the fountain was located at Rua Escura. However, in 1940, it was transferr...
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...
Almeida Garrett Almeida Garrett
Statues & Sculptures
Work created by Barata Feyo and inaugurated in November 1954. This bronze statue, which represents the poet, was conceived to mark the centenary of hi...
Muro dos Cobertos da Ribeira Muro dos Cobertos da Ribeira
Monuments
Praça da Ribeira was once separated from the Douro River by a section of the Fernandina wall where the main door connecting to the river was opened. V...
Casa do Infante - Museum Casa do Infante - Museum
Museums and Theme centres
Casa do Infante, gained its name for being the birthplace of Henry the Navigator, is a complex of buildings that have been built to house the services...
Palatium Palatium
Restaurants
There are several mouth-watering moments throughout your stay at Pestana Palácio do Freixo and you can be sure that each one has a touch of the all-da...
Confeitaria Serrana Confeitaria Serrana
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Tucked away on Rua do Loureiro, its homemade pastries at the shop window will leave you wide eyed with amazement. And inside there are more wonders- o...
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,...
Café Guarany Café Guarany
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Opened in 1933, it is decorated in a style evocative of the Guarani Indians of South America (hence its name) as well as of Brazil in the early 20th C...

Events - What's on in Porto

11.10.2019
FIMP - Festival Internacional de Marionetas do Porto
In 2019 FIMP celebrates three decades of continued activity in promoting puppetry in its multiple forms, as well as contemporary forms and its numerous hybridiz...
19.10.2019
5º VeggieFest
The 5th VeggieFest will take place on October 19th and 20th at Shopping Cidade do Porto, in the heart of the Invicta city. The festival will be open from 11 am ...
25.10.2019
Showcooking Vida Ativa: Receitas Vegetarianas
This will be the first of several cookery demos in partnership with Vida Ativa, which joins Bolhão Temporary Market to promote healthy eating, and which focuses...
23.10.2019
Portugal Fashion
After London, Milan, Paris, it is Porto's turn to host another edition of Portugal Fashion. PORTUGAL FASHION embodies a way of informing young people about opp...