Porto

City

Porto characteristics


  • Name: Porto.
  • Location: North of Portugal.
  • Size/population: 207.673.
  • Language: Portuguese.
  • Weather: Mediterranean climate.
  • Typical food: Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá, Francesinha, Tripas à moda do Porto.
  • Interesting places: Torre dos Clérigos, Ponte D. Luís, Casa da Música, Estádio do Dragão...



Torre dos Clérigos

  • It`s a monument that is called by many the "Ex Libris" of the city.
  • There are six floors and it is seventy five meters high.
  • It`s a very high monument!



Typical food

  • Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá, Francesinha and Tripas à Moda do Porto are typical food of Porto.


Ponte D. Luís

  • Ponte D. Luís is the most famous bridge in Porto.
  • It Is a metal arch bridge that spans the Douro River between the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.


Casa da música

  • Casa da Música is a major concert hall space in Porto.
  • It´s a very famous and modern place, designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.

Estádio do Dragão

  • The Dragon Stadium is a big football stadium, owned by FC Porto.
  • The stadium was inaugurated on November 16, 2003, and has a capacity of about fifty thousand spectators.


  • Other interesting places to visit :


  • Caves do Porto - Taste Port wine
  • Visit the old churches of St. Francis and St. Claire
  • St. John Event (São João Festival) on the night of 23–24 June
  • Mercado do Bolhão ( local food market )
  • Palácio da Bolsa


  • Trabalho elaborado por:
  • Mariana Cunha Nº16
  • Rita Fernandes Nº22