English Factory

Destaque
Photo:
  • Accessible for people with impairments: Physical
  • Designed by John Whitehead in neo-Palladian style and built between 1785 and 1790, it was meant to be used as a meeting place for the English businessmen living in Porto. On the main façade, the ground floor is made up of seven arches that give access to the colonnaded gallery. In contrast with this, the main floor is formed of high openings with verandas and pediments. A balustrade attic tops the building. Included in the Urban Wine Route.
  • GPS: 41.141416867023, -8.6136245727539
  • Nearest Wi-fi/hotspot: Wifi Porto Digital - Praça da Ribeira
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 500, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - ZR, STCP - 10M
  • Tram: STCP - Infante - Passeio Alegre
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line

Nearby

Hotel Internacional Hotel Internacional
Situated in a 19th century building, it was inaugurated at the beginning of the twentieth century, and offers 35 rooms.It is located in the city cen...
Infante House Apartment Infante House Apartment
Apartments
Located in the historical centre near the riverside area and the S. Bento metro station. This 75 m2 apartment, with a maximum capacity for 4 people,...
VitóriaVillage VitóriaVillage
Gated community in the historical centre. A quiet place with gardens and inside yards and a unique view over the Clérigos Tower and the Cathedral. Its...
Duas Nações Duas Nações
Local accommodation
Welcome to the Duas Nações Guest House (Pensão Duas Nações): it's settled in a beautiful 100 years old house with a cozy and pleasant atmosphere. It's...
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...
O Cometa O Cometa
Restaurants
Located near the city's old wall, in the Miragaia area, this restaurant is comfortably decorated and is a very pleasant place. The menu presents sever...
Costume Bistrô Costume Bistrô
Restaurants
Located in the city centre, this cosy restaurant, with granite walls, offers a refined and sedated ambience.It serves international specialties, wh...
Bella Roma Bella Roma
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
The Bella Roma café, situated in the city centre, provides services in the field of catering and drink where you can enjoy nice atmosphere combined wi...
Rectory of the University of Porto Rectory of the University of Porto
Monuments
Designed by Carlos Amarante in the neoclassical style and financedby the Literary Subsidy, a taxon wine, 1803.The building, of classical style, ...
D. Pedro V D. Pedro V
Statues & Sculptures
Teixeira Lopes (senior) is the author of this sculpture inaugurated in February 1866. With a monumental octagonal pedestal, it has bas-reliefs in fo...
Porto Cruz Space Porto Cruz Space
Museums and Theme centres
Project celebrating Port Wine culture, combining contemporaneity and tradition and settled in a building from the eighteenth century, recovered to off...
Busto Duque da Ribeira Busto Duque da Ribeira
Statues & Sculptures
The Duke of Ribeira (Deocleciano Monteiro) worked as a boatman in the River Douro and became the most famous figure in the Ribeira of Porto, being pai...