Porto is the 2nd largest city in Portugal with a population of over two million people. It is one of the oldest European cities and is also regarded as a global city. The city is also known for its football team, F. C Porto which has won several league championships and a European champion’s trophy. The city is one of Portugal’s most visited places by tourists due to its attractions. It is also a producer of one of the best wines in the world, port wine. If you are looking for cheap car hire Porto Airport then compare prices with us.
Cais De Gala is one of the most visited places and is a famous skyline of Porto. It is also home to the famous port wine. The views from this place are stunning as there are several buildings and bridges including the Dom Luis Bridge. There are several restaurants and cafes near the river which are known for their quality service. Most of these were founded in the 18th and 19th centuries and they are still regarded as some of the best in the entire country. Behind these, are the wine warehouses which were built in the 19th century and this is where the wine, which is exported heavily, comes from. It is often recommended to come here during the day time for the view and to stay here till the night for a luxurious dinner and for a nice drink.
A famous museum is the Serravles museum which is known for the displays by Alvaro Siza Vieira. There are several art exhibitions throughout the year which are attended by many locals and tourists. Car hire Porto Airport is the best way to view near by attractions.
Sao Franciscochurch is one of the most popular churches in Europe due to its design and history. There is 400 kg of gold involved in the structure of this ancient church. The place is now used for classical music concerts and there is a museum inside as well which has several ancient antiques.
There are a lot of decent restaurants and bars in Porto which serve fine quality wine and Portuguese dishes. One of these is the O Paparico which is known for Portuguese and European dishes. A famous bar is the Vinologia which serves Portuguese wine and other alcohol drinks.
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