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18-02-2015
Exploring Porto with Your Family
Visiting Porto with your family is more appealing and beneficial with the official tourist card Porto Card providing tourism offers and discounts at museums and monuments, restaurants, shops, sightseeing tours, as well as free, unlimited access ...


26-12-2014
Events
​Porto maintains a regular calendar of entertainment and events that have become widely popular. Large concerts, street music and entertainment, theatre, art, alternative and street markets, major exhibitions and exciting sports events are some ...


05-12-2014
Tour around Porto’s Historical Centre: Sé, Clérigos, Ribeira
​Porto’s Historical Centre features as scenery depicting the evolution of the city and the communities settled here, from the first boroughs in the bronze age to the current days. This urban core, bearing UNESCO’s World Heritage designation sinc ...


13-10-2014
Neoclassical in Porto
​During the late 18th century Porto underwent great urban and architectonic transformations. Under the guidance of João de Almada e Melo a plan was laid out, foreseeing the renovation of the old city and the structuring of zones that had develop ...


13-10-2014
Medieval Porto
​The origins of Porto are linked to the Morro da Sé (Cathedral Hill), overlooking the river Douro, where traces of an ancient settlement have been identified. The Romans brought a great boom to a city, which was elevated to diocese status during ...


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