Top Historical Places in Porto, Portugal

Historical Places in Porto - Witness the History of Porto

Porto is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Porto one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Porto is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Porto or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Porto. Explore the historical monuments of Porto with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Porto guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Porto page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Porto

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Porto.

  • Rail Station Sao Bento

    #1 of 6 Historical 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

  • Palacio Da Bolsa

    #2 of 6 Historical 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

    #3 of 6 Historical 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

    #4 of 6 Historical 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

  • Episcopal Palace Of Porto

    #5 of 6 Historical 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

  • Palacio De Cristal

    #6 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Porto
    Palacio De Cristal

    Tags: Garden, Palace, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Rua D. Manuel II, Porto 4050-345, Portugal

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

    The original Palacio de Cristal or the Crystal Palace was based on the London based Crystal Palace. Unfortunately neither of the two structures survived. The present day Crystal Palace in Porto came u...Read more

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