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What to see in Porto

Braganca

In the remote northeast Portuguese province of Tras-os-Montes lies traditional farming country where rural communities…

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Guimaraes

This historic town is regarded as the birthplace of Portugal, because it was here in 1128 that Afonso Henriques became…

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Igreja de Sao Francisco

On the Oporto waterfront stands the church of St. Frances, dating from 1383, which, while not very imposing from the…

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Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis

This extensive art museum opened in 1840, and is today dedicated to Soares dos Reis, the famous sculptor born and bred…

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Solar Vinho do Porto

Visitors come to Oporto for the port wine. The place to head for samples of every port produced in the region (and…

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Vila Nova de Gaia

This suburb of Oporto lies on the south bank of the River Douro, on the site of an ancient fortified village. Today it…

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