Culture & Leisure

Labirintho Labirintho
Bars
Near the Boavista roundabout, it is a member of the group of so-called cultural bars that are to be found in the city. It hosts art exhibitions, conce...
Rosa Mota Pavilion Rosa Mota Pavilion
Theatres and Concert halls
The Pavilhão dos Desportos was previously called Pavilhão Rosa Mota in honour of the illustrious athlete from Porto. Opened in 1956, it was built to ...
Polinésio Hiva Oa Polinésio Hiva Oa
Bars
An original spot offering Polynesian flavors, an exotic decoration and an impressive set of cocktails served in unique mugs.
Spaso Zen - Wellness & Beauty Spaso Zen - Wellness & Beauty
Spas, Saunas and Thermal treatments
The SPASO ZEN concept includes a Wellness centre with complete image, beauty and relaxation services, combining the aesthetic benefits with the therap...
View point - Tower of the Porto City Hall View point - Tower of the Porto City Hall
View points
Privileged view over Avenida dos Aliados (avenue), covering the water mirror, in the centre, and the set of trees along the avenue, as designed by the...
Hard Club Hard Club
Theatres and Concert halls
Located in the Ferreira Borges market, this is an important building which demonstrates typical cast iron architecture and is considered as a firm poi...
Era uma vez no Porto Era uma vez no Porto
Bars
Housed on the first floor of an old building, next to the Lello bookshop, it offers a cosy urban welcome with a balcony that looks out towards the Clé...
View point - Lada Elevator (Ribeira) View point - Lada Elevator (Ribeira)
View points
Near the D. Luis I bridge, one can see, besides this one, the Belvedere of the Serra do Pilar and the Cais of Ribeira and of Gaia.
O Fado O Fado
Fado restaurants
Typical restaurant serving regional cuisine, and where you can appreciate the traditional "fado".
Café Restaurante Guarany Café Restaurante Guarany
Restaurants
Guarany Café is located in Avenida dos Aliados, in the city centre of Porto. Part of a surge of coffee shop openings in Porto in the 1930's, this is a...
Café Âncora D Café Âncora D'Ouro (Piolho)
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Opened since 1909 and better known as "Piolho" (louse), this is one of the most charismatic and oldest cafes in the city. It is mainly frequented by s...
O Mal Cozinhado O Mal Cozinhado
Fado restaurants
It is settled in a building from the fourteenth century, rustically decorated. Special mention goes to the bronze portraits of recognized "fado" singe...

Events - What's on in Porto

16.06.2016
RAW MATERIAL: AN OVERVIEW OF THE ARCHIVES OF ÁLVARO SIZA
The professional archives of Álvaro Siza, which comprise the materials that the architect produced while designing and building his many notable works, forms a ...
02.09.2016
Book Fair of Porto
In this year’s edition, the third organized by the municipality, the initiative will have 131 pavilions which include 69 publishing houses, 26 bookshops, 16 sec...
29.09.2016
Photography Walkshop in Porto
Discover 'a thousand charms and corners' - on our walkshop (a walking workshop) around Porto. We’ll visit its historic centre, the Ribeira, a World Heritage sit...
05.03.2016
One Object and Its Discourses Every Week
Debate series From 5 March to 10 December.