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Largo de Aviz | Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-329, Portugal
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All reviews cable car luis bridge the river miradouro da highest point lovely bridge downtown porto viewing point an amazing view both sides tuk tuk tour across the bridge metro station dom luis walk up take pictures by foot
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church of Serra do Pilar sits on a huge rock on the south bank of the Douro River. Its terrace (Miradouro da Serra do Pilar) affords unbeatable views over the north bank including the Ribeira district. You find yourself even higher than the upper...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank F8714PN_Alex_W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

is an excellent point to view, we took the cable car up to it which was very enjoyable in itself. vast views are available of both sides and the lovely bridge also.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Serra do Pilar on our first night and it really offered awesome views of itself and its multiple cave like lighted arches. We returned in the morning and from it we enjoyed stunning views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank George A
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

It’s a place worth to go if you are in V N de Gaia. Breathtaking view over the Douro River. Fantastic place to enjoy the sunset and the subway is right next to it

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jovilela
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We were on a private tour of Porto when our our guide took us up the steep hill to this impressive lookout. The views are simply amazing. All of Porto, its amazing colour, the activity on the grand river, the bridges, it's all aid-out before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Before visiting the monastry, take a while to see and take pictures of the the spots around the Douro river.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anandpunch
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Having crossed the Ponte de Dom Luis bridge from Porto, took the cable car down from Serra do Pilar viewpoint to the quay side in Gaia. The views are good as you descend but I’m not sure it justifies the 6 Euro fare when the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank neilhR3426BL
Reviewed 7 November 2018

lovely bridge with great views from both sides. Ideally you walk on the upper part for the bridge. There is a cable car which takes you to the lower part

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Noel B
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Panaramic views around Porto - regardless of weather Well worth the visit Accessed by cable car Close to bridge

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Georgia O
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This place is very easily missed because of the walk up hill that may make it unattractive to some. Really it should not be missed, it is just superb. Beautiful views of the river and of Porto and Gaia.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from VictorPires | Reviewed this property |
Fee is between 1 to €3.00. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday (Monday is closed) 9:30 . 18:30. Victor