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Sé Catedral do Porto

Construction dating from the twelfth/thirteenth century, in Romanesque style, that has been enlarged and renewed over the years up to its final setting, in the twentieth century, resulting in an idealized reconstitution of the medieval cathedral.

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Igreja de S. Francisco de Assis

The 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.

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Câmara Municipal do Porto

The present building of the Câmara Municipal do Porto, was designed by architect Correia da Silva and began construction in 1920.

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Hospital de Santo António

Hospital de Santo António

The hospital was built between 1770 and 1825 by the Public Works Board, in neo-Palladian English style, or ‘Port Wine Architecture’, following a plan by the English architect John Carr.

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Igreja dos Carmelitas

Igreja das Carmelitas

Seventeenth century church whose classical façade dates from the 1850s. The project has been attributed to the architect/painter Nicolau Nasoni.

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Muralha Fernandina

Muralha Fernandinha

The D. Fernando wall was built to substitute the old late-medieval wall that, by the 15th Century, had become too small for the growing city.

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Museu de História Natural da Universidade do Porto

Natural History Museum of UP

The museum is made up of four museological centers related to the natural and cultural heritage: Mineralogy Room, Paleontology Room, Zoology Room, Archaeology and Pre-History Room.

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Museu de Arte Sacra e Arqueologia

Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum

Settled on a seventeenth century wing from the former São Lourenço College, the Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum presents a remarkable collection, rich and diverse, thus being a dynamic space of artistic life, open to the community, dedicating a thorough attention to the preservation and divulgation of its collections.

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Casa da Prelada

Casa da Prelada

Situated in the parish of Ramalde, the Casa da Prelada and the garden surroundings, where one of the biggest labyrinths of Iberian Peninsula is, are integral part of the biggest landscape conjunct planned by the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni – the Quinta da Prelada.

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Estação de S. Bento

Estação de São Bento (Railway Station) is located in the city of Porto, in Portugal. Inaugurated in 1916, the historical station is known for its tile (azulejo) panels that depict scenes of the History of Portugal.

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Museu – Centro Português de Fotografia

Centro Português de Fotografia

The Portuguese Photography Centre (CPF) exists since 1997, created as a public service by the Ministry of Culture, to ensure a national policy for photography.

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The Cube

Created by José Rodrigues, the cube is made of bronze, it is fixed upon one of its vertices and is integrated into the reconstruction of an old fountain that was found in the area.

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Alminhas da Ponte

Almost at the extremity of the Ribeira wall, a bas-relief by the sculptor Teixeira Lopes recalls to memory the death of hundreds of people that occurred when the bridge of boats collapsed under the weight of those trying to escape the invading French army led by General Soult.

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Almeida Garrett Municipal Library

Opened in 2001, and already its number of users has exceeded more than 1.75 million. This building by the architect José Manuel Soares, is located in the gardens of the Palácio de Cristal and is part of the National Public Reading Network.

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Numismatics Room

Located in the Palace of Viscondes de Balsemão, it has one of the most important and comprehensive collections in the country.

It represents a key role in the study of Greek, Roman, Hispanic, Arabic and Portuguese numismatics. Its collections comprise coins, medals, ribbons, bonds, debentures, bank notes, tokens, hallmark stamps and printing plates for bank notes.

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Casa das Artes

In the gardens of the Palace of the Viscount of Vilar d’Allen, designed by architect José Marques da Silva in 1927 and facing Rua Ruben A, is the Casa das Artes (House of Arts).

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Sical

Founded in 1947, this café’s interior is lined with tiled panels by Júlio de Resende and an exquisite António Quadros painting.

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