Mosteiro da Serra de Pilar
Teleférico de Gaia
Ponte de Dom Luís I
Completed in 1886 by a student of Gustave Eiffel, the bridge’s top deck is now reserved for pedestrians as well as one of the city’s...
Espaço Porto Cruz
This swank port wine emporium inside a restored 18th-century riverside building celebrates all things port. In addition to a shop where...
Hot Five Jazz & Blues Club
True to its name, this spot hosts live jazz and blues as well as the occasional acoustic, folk or all-out jam session. It’s a modern but...
Built into ancient riverside ramparts, this elegant restaurant serves traditional Portuguese fare prepared with a contemporary twist. It...
Mosteiro da Serra de Pilar information
Watching over all is this severe 17th-century hilltop church, with its striking circular cloister. Requisitioned by the future Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular War (1807–14), it still belongs to the Portuguese military and is closed to the public. The church is open for Mass every Sunday morning from 10am to noon.