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One of the most pleasant ways to explore Porto is by going to the seafront: Foz do Douro. Facing the atlantic, the view of the evening sun and sea merge is incredibly magical. Enjoy strolling through the botanical gardens and hangout at the beach bars, or take the Douro River cruise.
Sao Bento Railway Station
Sao Bento is one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world. The highlight is at the front hall: the dramatic azulejos (traditional hand-painted tiles) of historic scenes. The station's mansard roof is also very glamorous, giving a 19th-century Paris' vibe.
Palacio da Bolsa
Palácio da Bolsa or The Stock Exchange Palace is a neoclassical monument built to honour Porto's money merchant in the past and present time. This historical building of Porto is designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Church of Sao Francisco
Igreja de Sao Francisco or Church of Sao Francisco has an apperance of a Gothic A3:J18 from the outside. Inside of it, is Portugal's most stunning displays of baroque finery. The churh museum keeps a brilliant collection of sacred art such as the St Francis of Assisi statue and Tree of Jesse altarpiece.
Casa de Musica
Casa da Musica is a concert hall, the home of the Porto National Orchestra. Admired not only for the quirky and iconic wonky cuboid shape of building, it is considered has one of the world's best acoustics.
Soares dos Reis National Museum
Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis or Soares dos Reis National Museum is Porto's oldest public museum. This museum houses the country's national collection; including ceramics, sculptures, jewellry, paintings, funitures, and many more.
An exceptional city filled with history, architecture, culture, charisma, divine food and wine; there are various things to do in Porto. With the colorful street art and cutting-edge buildings, amazing landscapes, as well as the magnificent bridges, Porto looks like a city coming out of a pop-up book. Oldie but goldy, visiting Porto will give you the subtle nuances of a port city: the sight of laundry drying in river winds, or the sound of wine glasses clinking under a full moon. Its charm has made Porto became one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Europe.
How to Get Tickets?
The palace is open all year, except for December 25 (Christmas) and January 1 (New Years Day).
How To Get Around?
Public transport (line C3) will take you right to the ticket office. Alternatively, you can walk
What Should I Wear?
There is no certain dresscode, but be considerate when visiting the shrines.
Best Time to Visit
From March to May are the best time to visit Tokyo. Not only the temperatures are friendly, you will get to enjoy all the attractions without being bothered by overwhelming crowds. It is also recommended because you'll get to see cherry blossoms, and also attend festivals being held. Such as Bunkyo Ume Matsuri (Plum Festival), Fire-walking Festival (Hiwatari-sai), Edo Nagashibina (Floating Ceremony of Paper Hina Dolls), and many others.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and you can find anything on this site.
How To Get There?
Make sure you bring plenty of cash because most food stalls only accept cash as a means of payment.If you run out of cash, head to a 7-eleven or other convenience store to use their ATM, as most of them are open 24/7. Please be aware of these 3 things that considerate to be very rude in Japan: pointing at people with fingers, eating in public, and taking candid pictures.