Reasons to visit Porto:
Porto is a beautiful little city and definitely worth it to visit. But if you still need a reason to do it, we will give you not one, but 10!
10 reasons to visit Porto:
1 – Porto is known for its mysterious fog, but the local’s warmth will make everything else shine!
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2 – The bridge Luís I was built in 1886 to connect both cities, Porto and Gaia. Most people think it was built by Gustav Eiffel, which is not true. Théophile Seyrig was its architect.
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3 – São Bento Train Station is considered one of the most beautiful architectural landmarks of the world.
4 – In June, the city is awake all night to celebrate São João, eating sardines and drinking wine!
5 – Porto is full of new places to eat and drink! You can dance and have fun pretty much everywhere!
Or you can book a Food Tour with us and taste the famous food of Porto.
6 – Did you know Lello bookstore was the place J.K. Rowling first started writing Harry Potter in? She was inspired by such a beautiful place!
7 – Port Wine is made in the Douro region (classified in 2001 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO) and is a strong landmark in the city.
Get to know all about it (and, most importantly, taste it) doing the wine tour with us.
8 – There’s a hidden story in almost every street and every corner.
9 – Douro river (that we could almost translate as “made of gold”) gives you a phenomenal view during the night with all the lights reflected in the water. This is one thing you shouldn’t miss when visiting Porto.
10 – There’s a huge garden in the middle of the city, with a spectacular view. It is called Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace) and is a place full of romantic paths. You can spot many peacocks (such wonderful creatures) and it is a place you will not forget anytime soon.
And there are many more reasons to visit Porto.
If you want to know these reasons by yourself and fall in love with the city, count on City Lovers Tours – the best way to know Porto.