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Enjoy the view

If you have time take a break here overlooking the river and activities below The area always seem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Nice view

Nice start to visit Porto. The view is great. Take the narrows Streets(stairs) to get to the... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Jerry L
Sherbrooke, Canada
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“douro river”(2 reviews)
“cathedral”(7 reviews)
“vila”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time take a break here overlooking the river and activities below The area always seem quiet and calm

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

Nice start to visit Porto. The view is great. Take the narrows Streets(stairs) to get to the Ribeira.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We spent a time here taking in the views, looking out over the rooftops to the Douro River and over to Vila Nova de Gaia. Unfortunately visibility was not at its best during our visit, but still made a pleasant stop off point for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely view over the city, the river and Gaia. A very high place. Also full of historical meaning with the cathedral and the statue of the first count of Portugal!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lovely view from the terrace by the Cathedral, looking out over the old city towards the river, and Vila Nova do Gaia. Nice to pick out landmarks we had visited and those we wanted to see. Unfortunately, the terrace also has become an unofficial rendezvous...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Terreiro da Se framed by the building of the Cathedral. From this spot one can admire the complete Barredo area, Douro River and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank russypooh
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This place holds in itself so much history, from here the perspective over the city it´s magical, and down to the narrow streets stairs and typical architecture we can discover history treasures as the Muralha Fernandina and very honest simple people that holds the genuine...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SilviadoLago
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The place is near to the Cathedral and it offers great views over Porto from the city center to the riverside. Really a good place to take photos. Recommended.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 2 December 2017

this place will offer a good view to the se, cathedral, but also to the city and the river. Take your time to enjoy it. it is only a few minutes walking from Sao Bento station

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Despite the wait to get tickets, the climb up the tower is a bit cramped with 2 way traffic, but well worth the view!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Susan A
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