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Palacio da Bolsa

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National Monument, located in the historical centre of the City, classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Palacio da Bolsa, built by the Porto Commercial Association on the ruins of the Saint Francis Convent, has become by excellence the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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As featured in 3 Days in Porto
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Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
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+351 22 339 9013
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be able to book a tour for the following day as the building was closed to tours due to a private function. Glad that I made the booking to see a building of true wonder. Highly recommended and our guide,...More

Thank Discover706571
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You need to book onto a tour to have a look around this place but it’s well worth it. Tours are done in all different languages, can be busy on the weekend so it’s worth booking in advance. The architecture inside is incredible, especially the...More

Thank himster21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Bolsa can be seen via scheduled tours only and sells out. We purchased our tickets and had to return a coupe of hours later for the English language tour. It was well worth it. The guide was well informed and effective. The building itself...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide was excellent as we walked room to room while she shared history of Bolsa Palace and its function today in the lives of Porto residents. One room was spectacular in blues, silver and gold on all walls. Beautiful parquet floors with marquetry insets.

Thank bettypon7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Only word to describe this palace is OMG! They save the best for last on the tour of this beautiful palace. A must see!

Thank Beachbound62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not sure when told that we would be visiting the Stock Exchange Palace and was somehow thinking about Ticker Tape and Info Screens as in New York. Turned out not to be a Palace at all although the fixtures and fittings within the building...More

Thank Nicol05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful palace is nicely decorated and still serves as the home for chamber of commerce. Especially the Arabic ballroom was extraordinary. Great guide to tell the stories and explain the history.

Thank Tanderups
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing this beautiful building affectionately also called the "Stock Exchange Palace" (As Rick Steves says, "It is neither a stock exchange nor a palace!") requires that one take a tour, and it is well worth the time and small price of the tour. There are...More

Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palacio was close to our apartment. We stopped by in the AM to see when the next tour was in English as they are all guided tours. We were greeted by Renalda at the ticket counter (sorry if I got her name spelled wrong)....More

Thank sadieh923
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those places where seniors like us get in half price (€5.50 each). We were disappointed to find when we arrived here that it was only possible to get in as part of a tour party, with the next English tour with...More

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Achaya_I
23 June 2018|
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Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Just turned up and booked the English language tour which started 2 hours later. Very interesting, worth doing.
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magedit24
20 June 2018|
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Response from JandBPGB | Reviewed this property |
I contacted the Palacio on line and was advised that securing a pre-booking was not possible.My understanding is that the tickets are sold at the Palacio, with tours in different languages run on a schedule determined each... More
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swiss0723
9 November 2017|
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Response from Fabiola M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the counter If I remember correctly the Tour in English is at 130 but it is season n tickets could be tight I’ll recommend come to Bolsa and get your tickets If You miss that English slot which is... More
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