Porto Travel Guide
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- 98%Local Culture
- 98%Budget Travelers
- 84%History Buffs
- 72%Art & Design Lovers
- 63%Family Travelers
Member Reviews (103)
- PortoMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersAdventure TravelersNov 28, 2013
Amazing city with lot of cultural spots. Fantastic wine and views. The sunset over the city is to die for. Great architectural landmarks and awesome boat trips. Totally recommend it for everyone that loves to contact with people, since everyone is really friendly.
- PortoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Aug 25, 2013
A gritty, work-hard city with a lot of character and atmosphere. Also the home of port wine. Fun student-driven nightlife.
- PortoFeb 21, 2013
Porto is a place of unlimited possibilities In the day you can walk around the city and see the sights, in the nighttime, after a long dinner with new friends, you will definitely drink too much wine. You will let your guard down, and some creepy eighteen year old Brazilian boy will definitely take advantage of you. You will wake up at 2AM beside this total stranger in a bed that is not yours. Your horror will be inexpressible. The following days will be tainted with shame. You will walk the beautiful streets of Porto, poking into the giant old Cathedrals. While others tourists are taking pictures of the many golden Jesuses mounted on the walls, you will find yourself asking for forgiveness. Or guidance. But you know what you have to do.
You feign confidence as you ask the Portuguese pharmacist for Plan B. You correct her as she begins to give you directions to a night club that, coincidentally, is also called Plan B. Eventually you get the drugs. You take the pills. They're probably not necessary from a medical standpoint but they are symbolic. They are erasers. And you need a blank page.
Your trip has only just begun. There is much of left write.
- PortoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Feb 05, 2013
Porto is the place that Gayle mentions most often on trying to figure out a way to come back. The Douro river is gorgeous and with all the Port houses on one side of the river, there's more wine tasting and great food to be enjoyed. The Center City area is also cool and we only scratched the rich surface in the limited amount of time that we enjoyed here.
- PortoSep 13, 2012
a fabullous destination for crising onthe douro river stunning views of the city and of course you have to visit the port wine lodges very interesting inddee The food is delicious my favourite place was a retuarant that is called the railway converted from an old railway station and yes ladies you have very stylish shopping here opporto is very famous for designer shoes and handbags
- PortoSep 13, 2012
Porto is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and is wildly underrated as a travel destination. Its rich history manifests through architectural masterpieces (churches, castles etc) and commercial ventures, namely the many port wine houses that dot the southern bank of the Douro. Lose yourself in winding cobblestone streets, and then find yourself again after that first bite of bolinhos bacalhau (codfish balls, a specialty).
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