Dangers & Annoyances
Pickpocketing is a problem in Mercado Ver-o-Peso and the Comercio districts, although a recently increased police presence in the former has improved things a little. Take care during the day and avoid both at night. Take a cab if you're returning late from bars or the movies.
Police In the Estação das Docas complex by the river.
Tourist Police (CIPTUR) City center police station.
Tourist Police (CIPTUR) Another riverside police station.
SETUR A reasonably helpful branch office of the state tourism department.