Hotel Reservations in Porto
Step onto Avenida dos Aliados from your luxury hotel in Porto. This central promenade is at the heart of a city full of history and character. On the banks of the Douro River, experience the coalescence of medieval and modern that is Porto.
Dating back to the 12th century, Oporto Cathedral is the city's largest church. The Igreja de São Francisco (Church of Saint Francis) is an outwardly ordinary 14th century gothic church. But the interior covered mostly in Portuguese gilt wood work will leave you in awe of its extraordinary baroque décor. The Stock Exchange Palace is a beautiful representation of 19th century neoclassicism. The more than 20,000 tile in the atrium of São Bento Train Station speak the history of transportation in Portugal.
Minimalism architecture is on display in the shape of the Serralves Museum. Inside you will find exhibits of contemporary art. From the outside, the Casa da Musica is a modern twelve story while concrete structure. The inside however is a more traditional atmosphere with a baroque organ and hand-painted tile.
Looking across the river from your luxury hotel in Porto's Cais da Ribeira neighborhood, you will see the Cais de Gaia, well known for the Port wine stored and aged in the adegas there. In the Ribeira district you can walk along the winding streets and admire the traditional houses adorned with painted tile. This working class neighborhood comes alive at night with many cafés, bars and restaurants.
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