Norte Tourist Attractions

Near the train station, you find the Cathedral of Porto (Sé do Porto) that was built in the 12th century as a fortress church. The church is characterized by an unusual mix of architectural styles read more arrow
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Like within the Porto Cathedral, gold is as well abundantly used for the elaborated decorations inside the Church of São Francisco. What from outside looks like an ordinary Gothic and Baroque construction, has the most extraordinary church interior; unquestionably one of the most opulent in whole Portugal read more arrow
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Porto held as well endless churches that are decorated with the finest tiles in white and blue, and here and there a touch of yellow, the famous "azulejos". They not only adorn the walls of churches and monasteries but also of simple houses and fountains read more arrow
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Even if you are not taking a train, this beautiful railway station is an absolute attraction. Not only the tiles but also the stained-glass windows and the black and white tiled floors are stunning read more arrow
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Taking the small stairs nearby the Cathedral of Porto, you arrive at the alluring Ribeira district. Ribeira is one of the oldest zones of Porto, made up of medieval streets, narrow alleyways, staircases and scenic spots read more arrow
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You cannot leave Porto without a port wine tasting in Vila Nova de Gaia. This district, also known as Gaia, is home to the terracotta-topped port houses that store most of the world’s supply of Port read more arrow
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If you want to learn more about port wine, then make a day trip to the Douro Valley. An attractive route of 120km (75 miles) along the winding river the Douro, takes you to the lovely villages from Porto to Pinhao and Tabuaço read more arrow
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