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Cruise ship port

This made for a very impressive introduction to Porto. From here, it was so easy to get to beaches... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Combine this smaller attraction review with the bigger one, Porto de Leixoes. This is only one... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Avenida da Liberdade, Leca da Palmeira 4450-718, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stopover port. We had been warned about the pontoon damage due to strong southerlies bouncing wave the around the marina. Staff were working hard to fix the damage and new piles at the ends of the fingers should help prevent another occurrence. Very dirty...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This made for a very impressive introduction to Porto. From here, it was so easy to get to beaches and take tours of both the Old Town and the Villa Nova de Gaia sides of the Duoro River. The Atlantic Ocean stretches down this section...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Combine this smaller attraction review with the bigger one, Porto de Leixoes. This is only one attraction (the name is the same) but it shows two different listings.

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Of the seven ports we visited on this trip, the port of Aleixes and one year old terminal building was the most beautiful architecturally and easiest to navigate, hence most functional. In some respects you expect art exhibits to be featured here.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Nice architecture go on the roof there are stairs with an nice view to the beach a must see for me!!!!

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

It was a real treat to be able to visit this architecture marvel by Luis Pedro Silva. The facades are primarily made out of white hexagonal white ceramics. Don’t miss the atrium and the roof top. It was a good 45-minute metro ride from Porto...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Cruise Terminal received, in 2017, the award for best public building by the ArchDaily. This building can be visited only at Sundays The entry is in the end of the Matosinhos beach

Thank José T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The local population is understandably very proud of their new cruise terminal. It has the potential to put Porto on the map with major cruise lines. Unfortunately most of the immediate surrounding area is pretty run down. They appear to be working on improvements and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This building serves as cruise terminal and a sea related scientific research centre, and other support facilities. It deserves a visit for its interesting architecture, formed by a combination of fluid forms that organize the multiple functional areas, aglutinated by a continuos coat of carefully...More

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7 August 2017|
Response from MikeArran | Reviewed this property |
It's about 15 to 20 minutes in a taxi subject to route and road conditions. However, I would recommend the route 500 bus which has its terminus at the nearby market. You can also board/disembark on Av Serpa Pinto which is... More