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Douro Quay Beacon
Douro Quay Beacon
Monuments
Address: Avenida D. Carlos I, Praia das Pastoras, 4150 Porto
The quay, designed by Engineer Fernando Silveira Ramos, was awarded the Civil Engineering Secil Award 2009. This structure was built on the northern bank of the River Douro's mouth to resist the direct action of the storm waves and big floods cu ...
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Edifício Transparente
Edifício Transparente
Monuments
Address: Via Castelo do Queijo, 395, 4100-429 Porto
Built within the event 'Porto 2001 - European Capital of Culture', the 'Transparent Building' opened in June 2007. His author, the Catalan architect Solà-Morales, designates it a container building, an urban-meaning space, offering light to the ...
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Fortress S. João Baptista
Fortress S. João Baptista
Monuments
Address: Esplanada do Castelo, 4150-196 Porto
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 the original structure of this fine example of military architecture and the access gate to th ...
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S. Miguel-O-Anjo Beacon-Chapel
S. Miguel-O-Anjo Beacon-Chapel
Monuments
Address: Rua do Passeio Alegre, 4150-573 Porto
This square-shaped beacon was built in 1527 by order of D. Miguel da Silva, prebendary of the Santo Tirso monastery who owned the S. João da Foz estate, being therefore one of the oldest in Europe. The inscription on the southern wall mentions ...
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Felgueiras Quay and Beacon
Felgueiras Quay and Beacon
Monuments
Address: Avenida de Dom Carlos I, 4150-190 Porto
Neoclassical lighthouse with a hexagonal format, ten meters high, dated from 1886. It has a red balcony and lantern and a small annex building with plastered walls painted white. The name "Molhe de Felgueiras" was given because it was built fa ...
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Fort São Francisco Xavier (Cheese Castle)
Fort São Francisco Xavier (Cheese Castle)
Monuments
Address: Praça de Gonçalves Zarco, 4100-274 Porto
Built in the 17th century to protect the coast from the pirates of North Africa, it is located on a cheese-shaped rocky hill, thus obtaining the name Castelo do Queijo (Cheese Castle).
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Church of S. João Baptista da Foz do Douro
Church of S. João Baptista da Foz do Douro
Religious venues
Address: Largo da Igreja, 4150-400 Porto
This Baroque church has a remarkable altarpiece which is considered one of the finest D.João V style altarpieces in Porto as well as eight baroque carved side altars. The niche in the façade displays the image of São João .
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SEA LIFE Porto
Porto Card
SEA LIFE Porto
Museums and Theme centres
Address: 1ª Rua Particular do Castelo do Queijo , 4100-379 Porto
Discount cards: Porto Card
The Sea Life Porto will take you on a trip through rivers and oceans making you feel as fish in water, travelling through typical scenarios of Porto region, from the wine terraces in the Douro Valley to the historical D. Luis Bridge, passing by ...
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Water Pavilion
Water Pavilion
Museums and Theme centres
Address: Estrada da Circunvalação, 15443 , 4100-183 Porto
The Pavilhão da Água (Water Pavilion) examines the themes of water resources, the environment and science through interactive and fun activities. The interactive element is the distinguishing characteristic, with educational activities that intr ...
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Shops
Address: Avenida Brasil, 446, 4150-153 Porto
Space dedicated to promoting and exhibiting new creators outside of the trends' circuit. The concept distinguishes itself for the versatility of the chosen pieces. They are feminine pieces of discreet sensuality that, coordinated among themselve ...
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