Art and Cultural Attractions in Porto

Porto Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Porto is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Porto a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Porto.

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  • Rail Station Sao Bento

    #1 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Rail Station Sao Bento

    Tags: Trail, Historical Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Praca de Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Portugal

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

    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 Mar...Read more

  • Zona Ribeirinha

    #2 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Zona Ribeirinha

    Tags: Bar, River, Bridge, Food And Drinks

    Address: Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Zona Ribeirinha has something to match the taste and mood of all its visitors. Think of it as the Venice of Portugal. Porto truly comes alive on this bustling river side on the banks of Duoro. It also...Read more

  • Palacio Da Bolsa

    #3 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Palacio Da Bolsa

    Tags: Architecture , Unesco Site

    Address: Rua Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Palacio da Bolsa served as a stock exchange building in the 1800s. The Neoclassical style façade of the Palacio da Bolsa dates back to the 19th century. Even though the general structure of the...Read more

  • Porto Cathedral

    #4 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Porto Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Terreiro da Se, 4050-573 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Porto Cathedral is the city’s largest place of worship. It was built around the 12th century but significant renovations of the facade have taken place since then. And although the Cathedral is ...Read more

  • Sao Francisco Church

    #5 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Sao Francisco Church

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Rua do Infante Dom Henrique, 4050-297 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Never judge a church by its exterior! Sao Francisco Church’s 14th century Gothic façade is an appealing but humble guise for the absolutely stunning interiors. The architectural elements ...Read more

  • Serralves

    #6 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Exhibition

    Address: Rua Dom Joao de Castro 210, 4150-417 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Serralves is a beacon of contemporary art and architecture not just in Portugal but all over the world. Serralves is an institution consisting of a Contemporary Art museum, a park and an auditorium. A...Read more

  • Episcopal Palace Of Porto

    #7 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Episcopal Palace Of Porto

    Tags: Tour, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Terreiro da Se, 4050-573 Oporto, Portugal


    Episcopal Palace served as residence for the bishops of Porto until the 19th century. The original palace was constructed around 12th century and considerable additions and changes were made to the st...Read more

  • Casa Da Musica

    #8 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Casa Da Musica

    Tags: Performance, Architecture

    Address: Avenida da Boavista, 4149-071 Porto, Portugal


    Is it a bird? Is it a meteoroid? Is it a large, misshapen TV set that crashed into the ground? Casa da Musica is Proto’s prime attraction. It is a 12 floor, irregularly shaped structure designed...Read more

  • Livraria Lello

    #9 of 14 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Porto
    Livraria Lello

    Tags: Library, Educational Site

    Address: Rua das Carmelitas 144, 4050-161 Porto, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    If you have ever yearned for the library and staircases at Hogwarts, you would not dare to miss Livraria Lello at Porto. It is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal and was recently classified as t...Read more

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