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.