Portugal

Tour of Porto

A city full of history and present in the north of Portugal.

Tom Kirschner
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Tour of Porto
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Portugal's second largest city will win your heart. Historic buildings, picturesque streets, technical monuments, culinary specialties and of course excellent wine.

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The facades of some houses deserve a one with an asterisk.

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Historic buildings alternate with modern buildings.

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The interior of Porta Central Station is worth a visit.

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Most of the historic buildings are lined with ceramic tiles.

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Exhibition building on the main square.

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Porto city hall.

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The square with the town hall is very similar to Wenceslas Square in Prague. They also have a statue of a rider on horseback here, only it is located at the bottom of the square. But I missed the Russian stalls with sausages and especially the highway.

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The main entrance to the town hall.

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Ceramic cladding of the facade in a modern spirit.

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One of many romantic houses.

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No house is the same, no roof is like the next one.

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The facades of the houses play with all colors.

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Even churches deserve tiling.

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Interesting fact, two churches right next to each other.

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The interiors of most Catholic churches are richly decorated.

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A ride on the historic tram attracts tourists.

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One of the local monuments, the church tower.

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The ride on the historic tram takes all morning.

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Porto has been a rich city in the past.

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Many buildings need renovation.

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Cathedral at the castle in Porto.

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The roofs of the houses reveal the historic character of the city.

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These views have their charm.

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The cathedral in the castle from a different angle.

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There is also a place for wild greenery.

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View of Porto from the bridge.

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Houses are pressed together so that sometimes the alleys are wide for only one person.

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Pride and license plate of Porto – a steel bridge from the builder Eiffel.

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Seagulls giggle all day, but also at night.

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Roundabout with modern art.

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Porto also offers sandy beaches and a cold Atlantic.

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Even for lovers of the rocky coast, there are great places.

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Superstructures, extensions, built-ins and all other types of construction activities can be seen here at every step.

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A historic fleet of ships that used to carry port wine down the river.

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One of the thousands of streets of the old town.

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Cafés by the river offer few places.

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The entrance to the house can also be picturesque

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Another of the many historical monuments of Porto.

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The interior of the church is richly decorated with gold.

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Housing used to be very small and modest.

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Local delivery of fresh pastries.

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There were bad beds, but otherwise the accommodation was romantic.

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Local specialty – franchesina.

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A walk through the alleys is a feast for the eyes.

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The historic center again and again.

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What will be interesting around the corner?

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Hundreds of stairs from the river to the castle on the hill.

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A scooter full of buttons.

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Harry Potter was created in this bookstore, which used to be a library.

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