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Jardim da Cordoaria
This pleasantly leafy park is known simply as ‘Cordoaria’. Check out the four haunting sculptures by Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz. The...
Igreja da Misericórdia
Discreetly hidden behind a wrought-iron grille, you’ll find the rococo facade of this 16th-century church designed by the Italian...
Torre dos Clérigos
Get your bearings and bird’s-eye photographs from the vertigo-inducing Torre dos Clérigos. Italian-born baroque master Nicolau Nasoni...
Teatro Marionetas do Porto
A surefire hit with the kids (but not only aimed at children), this puppet theatre specialises in shows that range from fairy tales like...
Casa Santo António
Behind the blue door of this traditional hole-in-the-wall, you can fill up on simple but deliciously prepared petiscos, such as bacalhau...
Campo dos Mártires da Pátria · interesting places nearby
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This stately yet muscular building (1796) once served as a prison and now houses a photography museum. You actually walk through the thick iron gates and into the cells to see the work, which lends the intriguing exhibits even more gravitas. Immediately south of the museum are the narrow, atmospheric lanes that were once part of Porto’s judiaria (Jewish quarter).