Local Architecture

  Casa da Música (House of Music)

Porto Riverside

Rio Douro (Douro River)

Museums and Cultural Spaces

  Portuguese Tile

Gastronomy and Wines

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The city of Porto is the second city and the fourth most populous municipality of Portugal, located in the northwest of the country and capital of the Metropolitan Area of Porto and the District of Porto. It is also a city known worldwide for its wine, its bridges and contemporary and ancient architecture, its historical center, classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO and the quality of its restaurants and its gastronomy.

The biggest fun event continues to be São João do Porto, from June 23 to 24, when thousands of people invade the streets of the city. In this event are the sardines, the basilicas with the respective festive courts, the leek, the hammers and the parish bailaricos. However, Porto has more than 10,000 events annually, from concerts, to theaters, exhibitions or even parties with famous DJs in the city’s many nightclubs and bars.

 

The biggest fun event continues to be São João do Porto, from June 23 to 24, when thousands of people invade the streets of the city.

 

 

In February 2017, Porto was again elected by the “European Consumers Choice”, “Best European Destination” of the year. It is the third time that the city is distinguished with this award and the unique one to obtain this done by three times.

The beverage that has the name of the city is the Vinho do Porto. It is produced in the Alto Douro wine region (the oldest demarcated region in the world). Vinho do Porto is exported internationally from the cellars that are located on the left margin of the Douro River, in Vila Nova de Gaia.

Every year, several cultural and sporting events are organized in the city of Porto, namely, exhibitions of the most varied areas, concerts, music festivals, academic week, athletics races. There is a huge variety of events happening every day in Porto City and with this, a great option to move within the city would be the Taxis Porto, which has a service of excellence, comfortable, fast and safe.

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