quinta-feira, 20 de outubro de 2011

Porto - русский

русский

Oporto City Hall by Joao Pires photo
City Hall


Порту, также известный как Порту на английском языке, второй по величине город в Португалии и один из крупных городских районах Иберийского полуострова. Его административные ограничения (площадь 41,66 км ² / 16 sq.mi) включают в себя население 237 559 (2011) жители распределенных в течение 15 волостей.Урбанизированный район Порто, который выходит за пределы административной границы города, с населением 1,3 млн. (2011) на площади в 389 км2 (150 квадратных миль), что делает его вторым по величине городской местности в Португалии.

Расположенный вдоль устья реки Дору на севере Португалии, Порту является одной из старейших европейских центров, и зарегистрированы в качестве мирового наследия ЮНЕСКО в 1996 году. Его поселение относится многих веков, когда она была форпостом Римской империи. Его латинское название, Портус Кале, был передан в качестве происхождения названия "Португалия", на основе транслитерации и устные эволюции от латыни.

Один из всемирно известного экспорта Португалии, портвейн, назван по имени Порто, так как столичная область и, в частности adegas Вила-Нова-де-Гайя, были ответственны за производство и экспорт крепленое вино.


Versao portuguesa

Veja também

tela BARCOS RABELOS por João Pires
(http://favoritus.blogspot.pt/2013/07/tela-barcos-rabelos-por-joao-pires.html)

Torre dos Clérigos
(http://photoblog-favoritus.blogspot.pt/2011/09/torre-dos-clerigos-considerado-por.html)

Igreja dos Clérigos
(http://photoblog-favoritus.blogspot.pt/2013/07/igreja-dos-clerigos.html)

Porto - deutsch

Porto

Porto City Hall
Porto City Hall


Porto ist die Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Distriktes in Portugal und liegt am Douro vor dessen Mündung in den Atlantischen Ozean. Mit circa 216.000 Einwohnern (port. portuenses; dt. Portuenser genannt) ist sie nach Lissabon zweitgrößte Stadt des Landes. Der rund 1,29 Millionen Einwohner zählende Ballungsraum Grande Porto rangiert landesweit ebenfalls an zweiter Stelle. Porto ist eine der ältesten europäischen Städte, sie wird gern als die „Hauptstadt des Nordens“ bezeichnet. Sie ist bis heute eine Handelsstadt mit einer alteingesessenen Kaufmannschaft, in der sich Wirtschaftsmacht und Reichtum konzentrieren.

Bis weit in das 20. Jahrhundert hinein wurde die Stadt auf Deutsch nicht selten Oporto genannt. Das vorgestellte O ist der männliche bestimmte Artikel der portugiesischen Sprache. Oporto bedeutet also „Der Hafen“.

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Porto - espanol

Porto

Porto


espanol

Porto es la segunda ciudad más importante de Portugal después de Lisboa. Tiene 237.559 (2011) habitantes, además de Vila Nova de Gaia, que forma parte de su área metropolitana; cuenta con 1 816 045 en su Área Metropolitana. Contornan el núcleo central de la ciudad de Oporto la subregión de Gran Oporto y de manera más amplia el Área Metropolitana de Oporto. Se encuentra en el norte del país, en la ribera derecha del Duero en su desembocadura en el océano Atlántico. Es sede del Distrito de Oporto, en la Región Norte de Portugal.
Como muchas ciudades europeas, Oporto es una ciudad antigua que cuenta con un amplio patrimonio histórico, aunque durante las últimas décadas ha sido sometida a una amplia modernización. Cuenta con el metro más largo de Portugal que cubre no sólo el Centro, sino también zonas de su área metropolitana como Senhora da Hora o Maia. Asimismo, el aeropuerto internacional Sá Carneiro ha sido recientemente ampliado hasta alcanzar una capacidad de 16 millones de pasajeros anuales.

Desde muy antiguo hay una pugna entre Lisboa y Oporto. Dicen que esta ciudad tiene un cierto aire británico, desde que se asentaron aquí los comerciantes de vino ingleses. Se dice que Lisboa gasta, Coimbra estudia, Braga reza y Oporto trabaja.

Su centro histórico ha sido declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la Unesco. Otros atractivos turístico-culturales son la Torre de los Clérigos, realizada por Nicolau Nasoni, la Casa de la Música y la Fundación Serralves dedicada al arte contemporáneo, y que es el museo más visitado de Portugal. En el margen sur del río Duero se encuentran las famosas bodegas de vinos aunque de ese margen del río ya no es Oporto sino Vilanova de Gaia. Dista de la frontera española (Galicia) unos 140 km que pueden recorrerse por autopista.

Tanto el país como el vino de Oporto (Vinho do Porto), u Oporto a secas, deben sus nombres a la ciudad de Oporto, que a su vez significa "puerto". Por su pujanza cultural, demográfica e industrial es considerada como la "Capital del Norte" portugués.


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Porto - francais

Ville de Porto 

Porto


Porto est une ville du Portugal de 237.559 habitants et environ 1,8 millions pour le Grand Porto (chiffres 2011), ce qui en fait la seconde agglomération du pays après Lisbonne. Les deux villes ont souvent rivalisé par le passé. Elle est connue pour le vin de Porto, ses monuments et ses ponts sur le Douro. Porto, de par son histoire de négoce du vin avec le Royaume-Uni, semble avoir été influencée par ce pays et par une activité commerciale importante. Un adage évoque le caractère des différentes villes portugaises : « Pendant que Lisbonne se fait belle, Coimbra étudie, Braga prie et Porto travaille ».
Les habitants de Porto sont appelés Portuenses et ne pas confondre avec Tripeiros (en référence à la spécialité locale, les tripes à la mode de Porto et l'histoire des habitants). Les Portistas sont les supporters du plus grand club de la ville le FC Porto. Située sur la façade atlantique du pays, et sur le rio Douro, au Nord de Portugal, Porto est la capitale de la région Nord, sous-région.

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Porto - english

Porto Tourism Guide



english

Porto, also known as Oporto in English, is the second largest city in Portugal and one of the major urban areas in the Iberian Peninsula. Its administrative limits (an area of 41.66 km²/16 sq.mi) include a population of 237,559 (2011) inhabitants distributed within 15 civil parishes. The urbanized area of Porto, which extends beyond the administrative limits of the city, has a population of 1.3 million (2011) in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi), making it the second-largest urban area in Portugal. Located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale, has been referred to as the origin for the name "Portugal," based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. One of Portugal's internationally famous exports, port wine, is named for Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the adegas of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the production and export of the fortified wine. 

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sexta-feira, 14 de outubro de 2011

Porto Com Arte


A cidade do Porto é conhecida como a Cidade Invicta. É a cidade que deu o nome a Portugal – desde muito cedo (c. 200 a.C.), quando se designava de Portus Cale, vindo mais tarde a tornar-se a capital do Condado Portucalense. É ainda uma cidade conhecida mundialmente pelo seu vinho, pelas suas pontes e arquitectura contemporânea e antiga, o seu centro histórico, classificado como Património Mundial pela UNESCO.

Em agosto deste ano surge uma homenagem ao Porto e a Portugal abrindo as portas do PORTO COM ARTE. Um lugar de eleição dando ao Porto um novo espaço de cultura, arte, romance e orgulho. O PORTO COM ARTE apresenta um espaço único, um espaço com mistica, com alma. Nele alberga uma loja de produtos portugueses únicos pela sua qualidade, uma sala de degustação aonde o Vinho e o Vinho do Porto são reis e a música Portuguesa a sua musa e uma Galeria de Arte que nos apaixona. A sua visita será um tributo à nossa história, à história do Porto, à história de Portugal.
Porto Com Arte - Loja

Porto Com Arte - Galeria

Porto Com Arte -Loja de Vinhos


domingo, 2 de outubro de 2011

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Porto Photoblog

SANZALA Cafés

SANZALA Cafés

Nascida bem no coração do Porto, a Sanzala é uma marca com História. Tradicional e sóbria, privilegia desde sempre a qualidade do café. A marca nasce em 1963, na loja que se tornou um espaço de referência na zona histórica do Porto. A loja, onde ainda hoje se podem encontrar variadíssimos artigos relacionados com o consumo de café, foi durante muitos anos o único canal de distribuição da empresa.

SANZALA Cafés Porto Portugal foto por Joao Pires photo
SANZALA Cafés

SANZALA Cafés Porto Portugal foto por Joao Pires photo
SANZALA Cafés

SANZALA Cafés Porto Portugal foto por Joao Pires photo
SANZALA Cafés

Loja do Porto

Na loja do Porto pode encontrar um espaço exclusivamente dedicado ao atendimento ao público, com cafés torrados e moídos diariamente para que possa saborear todo o aroma e frescura do seu lote preferido.
Além de cafés das mais variadas origens e dos lotes Gourmet, como o Captain Cook do Hawai ou o exclusivo Blue Montain da Jamaica, na loja Sanzala pode ainda descobrir chás, chicória, cevada, chocolate, máquinas e acessórios para servir um café inigualável ou surpreender com um presente muito especial.

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Guia Turistico do Porto

sábado, 1 de outubro de 2011

Cafés Christina

Cafés Christina 

Grande parte dos seus clientes vêm de geração em geração e estão perfeitamente familiarizados com os funcionários do estabelecimento.
Quase um pequeno museu da história do café em Portugal, a Casa Christina, tradição do bom café no Norte e, em particular, no Porto, é o testemunho e a confirmação de que o respeito pelo património urbano e industrial é compatível com os mais elevados padrões de qualidade e sabor.
Em 2004, os Cafés Christina comemoraram o seu bicentenário, uma efeméride dificilmente alcançável por qualquer outra marca.

Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina
Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina
Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina

Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina

Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina

Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina
Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina
Cafés Christina coffees photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Cafés Christina



terça-feira, 27 de setembro de 2011


2011

Turismo Mapa PORTO

Portugal Oficina Casco Historico Museos Patrimonio 

Camara Municipal do Porto CMP city hall photo by Joao Pires Portugal Europe
Camara Municipal do Porto

 


  • Mapa de ciudad
  • Vino de Porto
  • Museos y Patrimonio
  • Casco Historico
  • Recorridos Turisticos
  • Arquitectura
  • Cultura y Ocio
  • Río y Mar
  • Compras
  • Gastronomia

Toda la documentación disponible en Oficina de Turismo será enviada



PORTO City

2011

PORTO Tourism Guide Information Map Useful information 

Mixed Lot Travel

Abreu Pires

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segunda-feira, 26 de setembro de 2011

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Palacete S Paio Afurada, Vila Nova Gaia, Portugal

Palacete S Paio Afurada Gaia Porto Portugal por Joao Pires

Palacete S Paio Afurada, Vila Nova Gaia, Portugal


Barco Rabelo

Barco Rabelo Douro River Ship Boat photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal
Barco Rabelo

O barco rabelo é uma embarcação portuguesa, típica do Rio Douro que tradicionalmente transportava as pipas de Vinho do Porto do Alto Douro, onde as vinhas se localizam, até Vila Nova de Gaia - Porto, onde o vinho era armazenado e, posteriormente, comercializado.
Sendo um barco de rio de montanha, o rabelo não tem quilha e é de fundo chato, com um comprimento entre os 19 e 23 metros e 4,5 metros de boca. A sua construção, de tábuas sobrepostas, tábua trincada, é nórdica, em comparação com a do Mediterrâneo.
Com uma vela quadrada, o rabelo era manejado normalmente por seis ou sete homens. Quanto aos mastros, os primeiros só usavam um, enquanto que os segundos usavam também um mastro à proa. Para governo, utiliza um remo longo à popa – a espadela. Quando necessário, os barcos eram puxados a partir de caminhos de sirga por homens ou por juntas de bois.

Porto Tourist Guide
Guia Turistico de Porto


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Barcos Rabelos
(http://photoblog-favoritus.blogspot.pt/2012/02/barcos-rabelos.html)

Vímara Peres

Estátua Vimara Peres statue photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Vimara Peres



Vímara Peres

Vímara Peres (Corunha, c. 820Guimarães, 873), senhor da guerra cristão da segunda metade do século IX do Noroeste da Península Ibérica. Nascido na Corunha, na Galiza, vassalo de Afonso III foi enviado a reclamar o vale do Douro, em tempos remotos integrado na província romana da Galécia.
Vímara foi um dos responsáveis pela repovoação da linha entre o Minho e Douro e, auxiliado por cavaleiros da região, pela acção de presúria do burgo de Portucale (Porto), que foi assim definitivamente conquistado aos muçulmanos no ano de 868.
Nesse mesmo ano, tornou-se o primeiro conde de Portucale.

 

Torre dos Clérigos

Torre dos Clerigos Tower photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Torre dos Clérigos

Considerado por muitos o ex libris da cidade do Porto, esta torre sineira faz parte da igreja com o mesmo nome, construída entre 1754 e 1763, a partir de um projecto de Nicolau Nasoni. Foi mandada erigir por D. Jerónimo de Távora Noronha Leme e Sernache, a pedido da Irmandade dos Clérigos Pobres. O seu arquitecto, Nicolau Nasoni, contribiu durante muitos anos para a construção da grande Torre dos Clérigos sem receber nada em troca e só alguns anos depois isso aconteceu.

Café A Brasileira

Café A Brasileira coffee photo by Joao Pires Porto Portugal Europe
Café A Brasileira

A Brasileira é um dos mais emblemáticos cafés da cidade do Porto, em Portugal, localizado na Rua de Sá da Bandeira, em plena Baixa.

Pormenor do Teatro São João - Porto - Portugal

Pormenor do Teatro São João Porto Portugal por Joao Pires
Pormenor do Teatro São João Porto Portugal

Restaurante Abadia

Restaurante Abadia Porto Portugal Europe por Joao Pires
Restaurante Abadia - Porto - Portugal

Compras na Rua de Santa Catarina

Compras na Rua de Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal photo foto por Joao Pires
Compras na Rua de Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal

sábado, 24 de setembro de 2011

PORTO - Guia Turistico


PORTO

Guia Turistico
Tourism Guide


O Porto é uma cidade portuguesa situada no noroeste da Península Ibérica, sede do município homónimo com 41,66 km² de área, tendo uma população de 237.559 habitantes (2011). A cidade é considerada uma cidade global, sendo a capital do Distrito de Porto, da Área Metropolitana do Porto e da região estatística do Norte, sub-região do Grande Porto. A cidade metrópole, constituída pelos municípios adjacentes que formam entre si um único aglomerado urbano, conta com cerca de 1.286.139 habitantes, o que a torna a maior do noroeste peninsular e a segunda maior de Portugal, após a Grande Lisboa.

A cidade do Porto é conhecida como a Cidade Invicta. É a cidade que deu o nome a Portugal – desde muito cedo (c. 200 a.C.), quando se designava de Portus Cale, vindo mais tarde a tornar-se a capital do Condado Portucalense. É ainda uma cidade conhecida mundialmente pelo seu vinho, pelas suas pontes e arquitectura contemporânea e antiga, o seu centro histórico, classificado como Património Mundial pela UNESCO, e pelo seu clube de futebol, o Futebol Clube do Porto.

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CASA DA MUSICA Architectural images accompany the urban renovation process of this city giving valuable testimony to its history and modernity.


FLAVOURS OF PORTO Try them with an open mind as Porto has gone beyond tradition in order to be the best in international and local cuisine.

CELLARS Port Wine is a fortified wine produced exclusively in the Douro Demarcated Region and aged in cellars. It stands out from ordinary wines thanks to its range of varieties, and the incomparable richness and intensity of its aroma and flavour.

BOAVISTA CIRCUIT
A combination of entertainment and events in one programme gives the streets a new lease of life and fills the area with amusement and culture.

PORTO AT NIGHT
A night in Porto equals a good time spent in good company. With every passing day, Porto becomes the place to be, with great variety and quality nightlife to be enjoyed.
Porto at night
Porto at night



SERRALVES
Apart from its historical legacy, Porto also explores its urban and contemporary identity and presents different cultural and heritage projects.

Outdoors Whether it be in the height of summer, or on the coldest day of winter, enjoying a short time on Porto’s riverside or in one of its many gardens is always a pleasure.

CATHEDRAL Due to the many historical buildings and urban mesh of Porto’s historical centre, it was designated World Cultural Heritage in 1996.

AVENIDA DOS ALIADOS
Whether it be by foot, bus, tram or boat, there is always a way of getting to know the city at your own pace. Travel through Porto and feel close to the heart of this urban centre.

RIBEIRA Porto, divided between the river Douro and the Atlantic ocean, is a coastal city that boasts of poetic sunsets where the eyes absorb and the soul savours.

PORTUGAL FASHION PORTO
Porto fashion on show for all to see. A selection of acclaimed designers and a recognized and distinctive commercial offer.


Unmissable


Port Wine Cellars
Address: Avenida Diogo Leite,  4400-111 Vila Nova de Gaia

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Casa da Música
Theatres & Concert halls
Address: Avenida da Boavista, 604, 4149-071 Porto

Building designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, Casa da Música was inaugurated in 2005 and since then has become an icon of contemporary architecture, attracting visitors from many different parts of the world. The programming, which is both dynamic and innovative, ranges from classical music to the forefront of urban trends, benefiting greatly from their four resident groups: Symphony Orchestra, Remix Ensemble, Baroque Orchestra and Choir. The institution also plays an important role in education, promoting concerts, workshops and various activities for families with children and schools. Daily there are guided tours to the building, which has several bars and a restaurant located on the rooftop, with a magnificent view over the city.

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Cathedral
Religious venues
Address: Terreiro da Sé , 4050-573 Porto

Romanesque style construction began in the twelfth century however, it endured several changes up until the twentieth century, lessening its primitive coldness. The sacristy, cloister and the tiles that cover its galleries, as well as the chapel, are already from the Gothic period. A beautiful 13th century rosace stands out on the west front. The paintings by Nasoni, the carved gilt-wood altarpiece , and the silver altar of the Blessed Sacrament are all noteworthy.

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Church of Santa Clara
Religious venues
Address: Largo 1º de Dezembro, 4000-404 Porto

Building of Gothic origin whose interior was covered with golden gild in the first half of the eighteenth century. The construction dates from the first half of the fifteenth century. It went through some changes in modern times when the beautiful Renaissance portal was built. This real Baroque jewel impresses by its decorative exuberance and the pleasant combination of wooden gilt and tile.

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Church of the Convent of S. João Novo
Religious venues
Address: Largo de S. João Novo , 4050-554 Porto


Seventeenth century church, whose façade bears strong similarities with the Church of São Lourenço. Noteworthy is the altarpiece, a beautiful rococo piece, the tiles depicting the life of Santa Rita of Cassia, and the image of Nossa Senhora da Guia.

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Clérigos Tower

Monuments
Address: Rua de S. Filipe de Nery , 4050-546 Porto

This baroque work by Nicolau Nasoni was built in the first half of the eighteenth century. The Clérigos Tower is one of the most emblematic monuments of the city of Porto. The panoramic view over the city and the river Douro which can be seen from the top of the tower makes the 240 step climb worth the effort.

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Douro and Port Wines Institute - IVDP
Port Wine Cellars
Address: Rua de Ferreira Borges, 27, 4050-253 Porto

The building where the IVDP is settled was built in 1843 to house Banco Comercial do Porto, in neo-classical style and it was bought by the IVDP in 1933. IVDP's visitor centre offers a shop selling wines, a tasting room and a tour that takes visitors through the certification process for Port and Douro wines. Included in the Urban Wine Route.


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Dragão Stadium - Futebol Clube do Porto
Sports
Address: Estádio do Dragão , Porta 17, 4350-415 Porto

The Dragão Stadium is the official stadium of Futebol Clube do Porto. Designed by the architect Manuel Salgado, with capacity for 50,399 spectators, the Dragão Stadium stands out as a sports and cultural landmark as well as being considered one of the most beautiful and harmonious in the city and region. The Dragão Stadium is the first European stadium to achieve «GreenLight» certification. It is a certification from the European Commission that rewards the effort made in terms of the rational use of energy and the quality of lighting.
The building where the IVDP is settled was built in 1843 to house Banco Comercial do Porto, in neo-classical style and it was bought by the IVDP in 1933. IVDP's visitor centre offers a shop selling wines, a tasting room and a tour that takes visitors through the certification process for Port and Douro wines. Included in the Urban Wine Route.

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Felgueiras Quay and Beacon
Monuments
Address: Avenida de Dom Carlos I 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 facing the stone of Felgueiras, to the West. It was modernised in 1945 and automated in 1979, and was controlled from a distance from the Leça lighthouse. It underwent conservation works in the 90's. Before being deactivated in 2009, the light has a range of 9 nautical miles, issuing a red light every 5 seconds. It currently only has the sound signal.

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Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
Streets & Gardens
Address: Rua de D. Manuel II, 4050-346 Porto

The Gardens of Palácio de Cristal, Quinta da Macieirinha (where the Romantic Museum and Solar do Vinho do Porto - Port Wine bar are located) and Quinta Tait form a magnificent park from where you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the river Douro and the sea. The romantic gardens of Palácio de Cristal, designed in the nineteenth century by the architect Émile David, have always been a special background for various events. It gets its name from The Crystal Palace which was built here in the 1960's. In 1956, it was substituted by the Rosa Mota Pavilion according to a project by the architect Carlos Loureiro. It currently occupies an area of approximately 8 ha. It has exotic plants and rare large trees, rose gardens, fountains, a pond with many birds and animals and a children's playground. Lime tree avenue is the most striking axis of this park and is lined by the Almeida Garrett Municipal Library and Galeria do Palácio (art gallery), Acoustic Shell and Chapel of Carlos Alberto.

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Luís I Bridge
Bridges
Address: Avenida de Vimara Peres Porto

Ponte D Luis I Oporto bridge by Joao Pires
Ponte D Luis I

Ponte D Luis I bridge photo by Joao Pires
Ponte D Luis I


Planned by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel, it was inaugurated in 1886 and it is composed by two overlapping iron decks. The bridge has 395 metres long and 8 metres wide, and its arch is still considered to be the world's biggest one in forged iron. Nowadays the upper deck is used by the Metro of Porto, connecting the area of Porto's Cathedral to the Garden of Morro and to the Avenida da República in Vila Nova de Gaia.

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Monument Church of S. Francisco

Religious venues
Address: Rua do Infante D. Henrique , 4050-297 Porto

City's most important Gothic temple, whose construction began in the fourteenth century. It is one of the most important works of the Baroque, by its gilded interior from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is worth of notice the Tree of Jesse, as well as the catacombs. It is a National Monument since 1910.

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Palace of Freixo
Monuments
Address: Estrada Nacional 108, 206, 4300-316 Porto


Palácio do Freixo
Palácio do Freixo

Palácio do Freixo
Palácio do Freixo

Palácio do Freixo
Palácio do Freixo

Palácio do Freixo
Palácio do Freixo

Palácio do Freixo
Palácio do Freixo


The Palace of Freixo, built in the mid 18th century, is one of the most remarkable monuments of Portuguese civil baroque designed by the architect Nasoni. The palace has a rectangular design and there are prominent turrets on the corners which are covered by slate roofs in the shape of pyramids. The interior of the palace is extremely flush. A lot of the compartments have 'frescos' and well executed stucco ceilings, some with oriental influence. Illusory painting with allegorical themes is commonly used inside the palace and was largely painted by Nasoni himself. The garden was clearly designed according to Italian tradition, with sculptures and a magnificent view over the River. It is now a Pousada de Portugal, preserving the entire façade of its buildings which were classified as a National Monument since 1910. The Pousada consists of two separate buildings that are connected: the Palace and the Harmonia Mill, both of them prepared to house large events and meetings.

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Rosa Mota Pavilion

Theatres & Concert halls
Address: Rua de D. Manuel II , 4050-346 Porto

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 replace the famous Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace) which was demolished in 1951. This dome shaped building was the project of architect José Carlos Loureiro. It can be used for various sporting, recreational and cultural events namely, music concerts, theatre, circus, congress and expositions among others.

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S. Bento Railway Station
Monuments
Address: Praça de Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Porto

Estação de S. Bento - Porto
Estação de S. Bento - Porto


The S. Bento Railway Station was built at the beginning of the twentieth century on the exact location of the former Convent of S. Bento de Avé-Maria. The glass and iron structure was designed by the architect Marques da Silva. The vestibule is adorned with twenty thousand tiles painted by Jorge Colaço that illustrate the transport evolution and events of Portuguese history and life.

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Serralves House
Monuments
Address: Rua D. João de Castro, 210, 4150-417 Porto

The Casa de Serralves, the Serralves Foundation headquarters, was built in the 1930s and is one of the best examples of the Art Deco movement in Europe. Rigorously respecting Marques da Silva's project, the house hosts exhibitions and events. The house is located in the Park of Serralves, a unique landmark of Portuguese landscape, which spreads harmoniously throughout eighteen acres of magnificent gardens, a traditional farmhouse and even a wood. Created by a project by the architect Jacques Greber, the Serralves Park is one of the few Portuguese gardens built in the first half of the twentieth century. Located in the heart of Porto, Serralves brings together in one place, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Art Deco House and Park, as well as leisure facilities, shops and restaurants.

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Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

Museums & Theme centres
Address: Rua de D. João de Castro, 210, 4150-417 Porto

Designed by the architect Siza Vieira, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art is the first project of its kind in Portugal and the largest multidisciplinary cultural centre of the northern region. Unique in its architectural simplicity and its natural setting, the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art is currently the most visited paid museum in Portugal, where temporary exhibitions of the most important national and international artists are presented, being part of the most important circuits of contemporary art. The Museum is the cornerstone of the Serralves Foundation, whose mission is to raise the general public's awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment. Located in the heart of Porto, Serralves is installed on the property built by Carlos Alberto Cabral (Count of Vizela), between the 20's and 40's of the twentieth century, bringing together in one space a Museum of Contemporary Art, a park and a house Art Deco, as well as leisure facilities, shops and restaurants.

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Soares dos Reis National Museum
Museums & Theme centres
Address: Rua de D.Manuel II, 44, 4050-342 Porto

Founded in 1833, the Antigo Museu Portuense de Pinturas e Estampas (Old Porto Museum of Painting and Prints) was the first public art museum in Portugal. Housed, since 1940, in the Palácio dos Carrancas (Carrancas Palace) and built at the end of the 18th Century by a wealthy Porto family, it is classified as a heritage site. It has collections of ceramics, sculptures, engravings, jewellery, furniture, gold and silver work, paintings, textiles and glass. The 'Desterrado' is noteable as the masterpiece of the museum's patron, the sculptor António Soares dos Reis. The museum has been significantly renovated and enlarged under a project led by the architect Fernando Távora. While maintaining all the building's historic features, the project has brought with it new and improved internal and external spaces. It has a café, a library that can be visited by appointment, a school service and a multimedia room.

Mais informação (em português) http://photoblog-favoritus.blogspot.pt/2012/07/museu-nacional-soares-dos-reis.html
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Teatro Nacional São João

Teatro Nacional São João
Teatro Nacional São João

Teatro Nacional São João
Teatro Nacional São João


Denominado originalmente como Real Teatro de São João, a sua primitiva edificação foi erguida em 1794 por determinação de Francisco de Almada e Mendonça, com projecto do arquitecto italiano Vicente Mazzoneschi, que havia sido cenógrafo do Teatro de São Carlos em Lisboa. Foi inaugurado com a comédia "A Vivandeira" a 13 de Maio de 1798, com o intuito de assinalar o aniversário do príncipe D. João (futuro D. João VI), motivo este por que, nos primeiros tempos, ainda lhe deram o nome de Teatro do Príncipe.




Solar do Vinho do Porto
Port Wine Cellars
Address: Rua de Entre-Quintas, 220, 4050-239 Porto

The Solar (Port Wine bar), which belongs to the Douro and Porto Wine Institute, is located near the Palácio de Cristal. In attractive surroundings, visitors can taste a range of types and brands of Port Wine in a refined setting while enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of the river Douro, stretching from the wine cellars in Gaia to the Atlantic river mouth. The following services are offered: - Organisation of Port Wine tasting challenges - Organisation of Port Wine receptions, lunches and dinners - Full information service for all matters relating to Port Wine - Sale of publications and other Port Wine related items.

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Stock Exchange Palace
Monuments
Address: Rua de Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto

A National Monument, the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) is the property and headquarters of the Commercial Association of Porto. It was designed by Joaquim da Costa Lima in a neoclassical style in 1842. Situated in the historical centre, it is one of the most visited monuments with the famous Arabian Room being its major highlight. A Cultural and Conference Centre, the Stock Exchange Palace is a venue with unique conditions for hosting events and excellent initiatives. The Stock Exchange Palace was one of the founders of the Historic Conference Centres of Europe. This is a network that gathers European Palaces, Monuments and Historic Buildings which are used as conference centres. Included in the Urban Wine Route. Accessible for people with reduced mobility through a side entrance.

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Vodafone Building
Monuments
Address: Avenida da Boavista , 2949, 4100-136 Porto

Building with bold forms and lines, intended to confirm the identity and values of Vodafone itself. It was designed by the architects José António Barbosa and Pedro Guimarães. A white concrete building with a three-dimensional shape, cut by geometric lines that appear to intend on forming juxtaposed diamond shapes, some of which have been turned into huge windows, with a futuristic look. Elected Building of the Year in the competition 2010 ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards, in the Institutional Category. During the same year, it was also considered one of the 20 most surprising and creative offices in the world by the site The Cool Hunter, in culture and design. It has four open space upper floors, a ground floor with an auditorium, canteen and shop, and three underground floors, two of which are for parking and the other is for training, a technical area, storage and underground-shop.

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Serralves Tea House
Cafés and Tea houses
Address: Rua de D. João Castro, 210, 4150-417 Porto

The Tea House is located by the old tennis court of the Serralves Park. It covers 18 hectares of which are comprised of magnificent gardens, a traditional farm and a wood. It is an integral part of the Serralves Foundation, bringing together in one area the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Park and the Serralves Villa (of Art Deco design), as well as leisure areas, a shop and a restaurant. The Tea House has 30 seats inside and 40 outdoors (pergola). There is a delightful terrace for warmer days but on colder ones you are invited inside to enjoy the varied menu of tea and scones. Access to the Park is free on Sunday, from 10:00 to 13:00.

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A Pérola do Bolhão

Shops
Address: Rua Formosa, 279, 4000-252 Porto

A Pérola do Bolhão
A Pérola do Bolhão


This traditional grocery store was founded in 1917 by António Rodrigues Reis. Queijo da serra (cheese), a selection of cured and fresh sausages, an extensive range of dried and crystalized fruits (priced by weight) and an array of regional wines and biscuits are the typical fare of one of the oldest shops in the city. The front of the store is made up of Art Nouveau and is covered with tiles depicting the spices routes.

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A Vida Portuguesa

Shops
Address: Rua Galeria de Paris, 20 - 1º , 4050-162 Porto

Shop which specializes in old, authentic and delicious Portuguese products. From perfume, stationary, books, groceries, toiletries, crafts and toys: you'll find the best of Portugal here. On the first floor of the Armazéns Fernandes, at the top of this spectacular staircase you will find Mattos & Companhia, where you are presented with an open space where outstanding, 20 metre long, old-fashioned bookshelves and long wooden tables provide the ideal location to display their products. Displayed with pride, these retro products continue to attract the current generations.

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Arcádia
Shops
Address: Rua do Almada, 63, 4050-036 Porto

Located in the city centre, this sweet store has been running since 1933 and is renowned in the art of finely made chocolate. With various forms and flavours, there is never a lack of sweet tasting milk or dark chocolates, and more recently sweets with Port Wine, whose use is only in selected products. The vanilla, toasted and sugared almonds are a speciality, whose secret is in the original recipe which dates back to the shop's original opening. Each Bonjour liqueur is a small piece of craftsmanship, decorated and painted by hand.

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Armazém dos Linhos

Shops
Address: Rua de Passos Manuel, 15/19, 4000-384 Porto

Late nineteenth century shop. It specializes in linen and regional ornaments.


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Bolhão Market
Markets
Address: Rua Formosa, 4000-214 Porto

The Bolhão Market is the most famous in the city and in 2006 it was classified as a place of public interest. Dating back to 1850, with a singular structure with two floors, it is characterised by the monumentality of its neoclassic architecture. On the exterior, the market is divided into a large number of shops, facing the four surrounding roads: Fernandes Tomás, to the North, Alexandre Braga, to the East, Formosa, to the South, and Sá da Bandeira to the West. Dedicated mainly at fresh products, its sellers are divided into different specialised sections, namely: fishmongers, butchers, green grocers and florists.

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Bombonaria Bonitos
Shops
Address: Rua de Afonso Lopes Vieira, 150, 4100-020 Porto

Located in the area of Foco, near Avenida da Boavista, this shop sells homemade chocolates; it has a variety of plain and filled sweets (fresh or dried fruit fillings). It also sells honey, jams and sweets, biscuits, marmalade and teas. At Easter it has a hundred varieties of almonds. You can also find pieces with original decoration.

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Café Christina
Shops
Address: Sá da Bandeira, 401, 4000-435 Porto

Café Christina
Café Christina


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Casa Chinesa
Shops
Address: Rua de Sá da Bandeira, 343, 4000-435 Port

A classy grocery shop which has been open to the public for more than sixty years in the city centre, and where you can find a variety of food products, dietary products, sweets, a large variety of teas, and many dried fruits.
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Casa Januário
Shops
Address: Rua do Bonjardim, 352, 4000-116 Porto

A fine grocery shop located at the city centre which has accustomed its clients to the quality of the products it sells: confectionery, coffees, wines and other alcoholic products, as well as a large variety of teas, sweets, jams, biscuits, olive oils, vinegars, preserves, dietary, biological products, spices, chocolates and candy.

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Casa Lima
Shops
Address: Rua de Sá da Bandeira, 83, 4000-433 Porto

Founded in 1877, you are likely to come across different products from chequebook cases, purses, pencil cases, ladies and men's wallets, belts, braces, suitcases, travel bags and also a large selection of umbrellas with a variety of wooden handles: java, malaca, gorse among others. As well as selling, they offer a repairs and restorations service for old umbrellas.

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Casa Oriental
Shops
Address: Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 110/111, 4050-367 Porto

This grocery shop which opened in 1910, is right beside the Church and Tower of Clérigos and still has up until this day an oriental inspired painting on its façade. Its daily scene, a shop front covered with salt-cod and an entrance lined with boxes of fruit and veg, has become famous and displays the best it has to offer.

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Chocolataria Equador

Shops
Address: Rua de Sá Bandeira, 637, 4000-437 Porto

This retro decorated shop is reminiscent of the 1940's and 1950's, yet has modern traces dotted throughout. Objects and various settings serve to tell the story of those who have had an impact on each product. By inviting artists to design the window display, your visit to the shop will become a unique encounter between chocolate and art. National chocolate is the shop's strong point with its retro-cool gift wrap.

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Depósito da Marinha Grande

Shops
Address: Rua do Bonjardim, 129/133, 4000-124 Porto

This shop offers a great variety of glasswork which is now made in the Marinha Grande. It continues the old tradition of glassblowing whilst incorporating contemporary techniques.

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Fernando S. Dias dos Santos
Shops
Address: Rua dos Clérigos, 45, 4050-205 Porto








Situated in the city centre, this seventeenth century shop sells traditional items and Portuguese handicrafts. You will find all kinds of folklore products from typical suits and dresses to hats, shirts, trousers, waistcoats, stockings, slippers, clogs, shoes, boots, handkerchiefs, regional shawls and diverse filigree.

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Galeria de Artesanato 'O Galo'

Shops
Address: Rua de Mouzinho da Silveira, 68, 4050-416 Porto

Handicraft shop selling regional items from all over the country. Handicrafts of cork, wood, blankets, traditional rugs, woven and decorative ceramic items. They also make replicas of tiles from the seventeenth century as well as traditional metal toys.

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Lello / Prólogo Bookshop
Shops
Address: Rua das Carmelitas, 144, 4050-161 Porto

The building where the library is now located was inaugurated in 1906. Special mention goes to its beautiful Art Nouveau façade with neo-Gothic details. On the inside, the library is decorated in painted plaster imitating wood and presents a magnificent staircase linking it to the upper floor ' one of the first reinforced concrete works in Porto. Also worthy of attention is the huge stained-glass skylight, bearing the library's monogram and motto: 'Decus in Labore'. In 2008, the English newspaper The Guardian considered this library the world's third most beautiful, as did the Lonely Planet in its guide "Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011", describing it as an 'Art Nouveau gem', and particularly mentioning its 'neo-Gothic shelves' and the 'lolloping red staircase'.

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LethesHome

Shops
Address: Rua de Sá da Bandeira, 90, 4000-427 Porto
Dealing mostly with modern and urban textile products, they maintain centuries of tradition by making their products with a weavers loom. Their designs are often ethnically inspired and filled with art and culture. The Made in Portugal title appeals to the pride of the consumer as they know that their product has been made in Portugal.
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Lobo Taste
Shops
Address: Largo de S. Domingos, 20, 4050-545 Porto
The Lobo Taste modern handicraft store offers indigenous designed items. These products are part of a restoration project of the country's traditional handicrafts ensuring that their roots are never forgotten.
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Loja do Infante
Shops
Address: Rua do Infante D Henrique, 53, 4050-297 Porto

This shop in the historical centre is a fourteenth/fifteenth century building where the Avis coat of arms and its Renaissance designed door are highlights. It is a regional handicraft store.

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Lugar da Jóia
Shops
Address: Rua 31 de Janeiro, 184 A, 4000-542 Porto

This 'Lugar da Jóia' (jewel spot) prides itself on being a place where art, beauty and culture go hand in hand. The fundamental objective lies in making the clients' desire become reality. This is done through the beauty, sophistication and diversity of the designs that they offer. There are regular exhibitions related to national jewellery and live made filigree pieces.


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Mercearia de S. Bento
Shops
Address: Rua das Flores, 294, 4050-264 Porto

Shop selling food products and hand made products bringing us back to Portuguese memories and traditions. Here you can find traditional products such as olive oil, cheese, wines, sweet food, jam, soap, teas and herbs, to name but a few. This space is located near the S. Bento railway station.


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Livraria Latina

Livraria Latina
Livraria Latina

Livraria Latina
Livraria Latina

Livraria Latina
Livraria Latina



Situada na rua de Santa Catarina, em plena Baixa do Porto, em Portugal, a Latina é uma das livrarias mais antigas da cidade invicta.
Recentemente remodelada, tem uma vasta oferta de literatura portuguesa e estrangeira, bem como livros técnicos, artísticos e guias de viagem.
Poderá ainda encontrar literatura em língua inglesa, francesa, espanhola, italiana e livros escolares.

"A «Latina» surgiu de um antigo sonho que ainda não realizei por completo. A «Latina» nasceu sem ódios, nem invejas, sem inimizades portanto. Sem elas há-de continuar sempre!"
(Henrique Perdigão, numa conferência proferida a 5 de Setembro de 1944, na Biblioteca Municipal de São Paulo, Brasil)


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O Cafezeiro

Address: Rua Augusto Rosa 40, 4000-098 PORTO

Cafézeiro
Cafézeiro

Cafézeiro
Cafézeiro

Cafézeiro
Cafézeiro

Cafézeiro
Cafézeiro

Cafézeiro
Cafézeiro



Inaugurado em dezembro de 1934.
Comercializa desde sempre café, chá, especiarias, vinhos do Porto

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Restaurante Abadia

Rua Ateneu Comercial do Porto 22-24, PORTO


Situado na zona histórica da cidade Invicta, o restaurante Abadia do Porto, foi fundado em 1939. Diz-se que o nome terá origem nas abadias, onde os peregrinos, que demandavam de Santiago de Compostela, repousavam algumas horas, dormindo e comendo antes de encetar mais uma etapa da longa caminhada com o objectivo religioso.

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SANZALA Cafés

Nascida bem no coração do Porto, a Sanzala é uma marca com História. Tradicional e sóbria, privilegia desde sempre a qualidade do café. A marca nasce em 1963, na loja que se tornou um espaço de referência na zona histórica do Porto. A loja, onde ainda hoje se podem encontrar variadíssimos artigos relacionados com o consumo de café, foi durante muitos anos o único canal de distribuição da empresa.





Loja do Porto

Na loja do Porto pode encontrar um espaço exclusivamente dedicado ao atendimento ao público, com cafés torrados e moídos diariamente para que possa saborear todo o aroma e frescura do seu lote preferido.
Além de cafés das mais variadas origens e dos lotes Gourmet, como o Captain Cook do Hawai ou o exclusivo Blue Montain da Jamaica, na loja Sanzala pode ainda descobrir chás, chicória, cevada, chocolate, máquinas e acessórios para servir um café inigualável ou surpreender com um presente muito especial.

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Guia Turistico do Porto
fonte: http://photoblog-favoritus.blogspot.com/2011/10/sanzala-cafes-nascida-bem-no-coracao-do.html

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