Rail Station Sao Bento

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About Rail Station Sao Bento, Porto

Rail Station Sao Bento is one of the most beautiful stations in the world. It was built in the early 1900s. It was built on the site of a 16th century Benedictine monastery ‘Sao Bento do Ave Maria’ which also lent its name to the station.

King Carlos I initiated the construction of this station. The beauty of the Sao Bento station lies in its heavily detailed French architecture and tiled interiors. The main hall is lined with about 20,000 mind blowing blue and white tiles depicting the history of Portugal and the evolution of transportation in the country.

It took Jorge Colaco 11 years to complete the entire tile work.

The station offers regional train connections from Porto.

Rail Station Sao Bento Information

  • Morning and evenings are rush hours at the station not the best time to check out the tile work.

How To Get To Rail Station Sao Bento by Public Transport

  • By Metro: Line D - Sao Bento station.

Restaurants Near Rail Station Sao Bento

  • Cafe Brasil
  • Gare Clube
  • Restaurante O Tracadinho
  • Tribeca Jazz Club & Restaurante

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Address: Praca de Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Portugal

Phone: 35122-3324725

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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Take a guided tour around the city of Porto and get to see its varied attractions such as the Cathedral, Sao Bento Train Station – one of the most beautiful stations in the world and Historical City Centre which is a UNESCO World Heritage. Say an ending note to the day with a visit to Port Wine Cellar where you get to taste delectable wines. Finish your day with a sumptuous lunch and hop on to the traditional Six Bridges Cruise in Douro River!

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Travel north on a day trip from Porto to two of northern Portugal's historic cities, which are currently basking in the European spotlight. First, discover the country's origins in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Guimarães. Home to a 10th-century castle and the Dukes of Braganza Palace, the town today is filled with pride for being named the European Capital of Culture for 2012. Then visit the city of Braga, founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. The oldest Christian city in Portugal, Braga is celebrated today as the 2012 European Capital of Youth.

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Share your experience - Rate Rail Station Sao Bento, Porto

  • Railway Station built in the end of 19th century It´s famous for its luscious tile panels, situated in the central atrium, mainly representing portugal history themes. It deserves a visit

  • 🇬🇧Not just a railway station it's also an art gallery with all the walls decorated. Very nice to see. 🇮🇹Non è una semplice stazione è anche molto artistica con le sue pareti decorate.

  • So much more than a railway station. An art gallery, a history lesson, and a warm welcome to Porto, but busy, very busy.

  • Magnificent example of tile work.. You can admire immense and detailed works of art depicting battles and personalities. The train station itself is beautiful with many amenities and cafés... is a hub of transportation for the city and great stopping point to enjoy and appreciate the quality of the Portuguese tile art..

  • It is absolutely an amazing art gallery more than a railway station, A must- seeing in Porto. First time to see the most vivid tile paintings, which described the historic battles between the Christian and Moors.

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