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Rail Station Sao Bento

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Address: Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069, Portugal
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$68*
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Day Trip from Porto to Régua by Train and Return by Boat
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A must see when on Porto.

The frescos on the tiles are quite amazing, and superbly preserved. Good for taking pictures too. There are many to look at on each wall of the station entrance hall

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The frescos on the tiles are quite amazing, and superbly preserved. Good for taking pictures too. There are many to look at on each wall of the station entrance hall

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wow! This is a main attraction and a must see in Porto, this 19th century rail station is a treat to be hold, however if you wish to purchase a ticket be prepared to wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Portuguese certainly through history have been very clever at many things. This place is stunning. The work gone into this building incredible. Truly beautiful and a must when in Porto

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

this typical end of 19th century rail station has superb tile walls. as do so many other places in porto.but these seem the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting station art. Central location near local churches and shops. If traveling by train try to arrive here rather than Camphana

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A must visit when in Porto just to see the internal walls and ceiling which show spectacular ceramics. It is of course a busy functioning railway station so it is busy with that alone. There are lot of lovely ceramic features in Porto but this is really special.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a quick visit since it's so close to the Sé cathedral, but I did hope there was more tile murals to see than just the entryway hall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely tile work and train station gives you the feel of past. Surrounding areas are also quite close to other tourist sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Sao Bento station is right in the heart of Porto, so it's hard to miss even if you have no need to catch a train. And miss it you should not as it is an extraordinary building, as unusual a train station as you are likely to see anywhere. What makes it special are the the walls of the lobby,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

another no brainer This is in the travel guide for a reason and definitely a must to view or preferably arrive or depart by train Lovely tiled story of evolution of transport around the top of the central hall and the magnificent moments in Portuguese history emblazoned in blue around the walls Porto is UNESCO listed for a reason -... More 

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Address: Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto

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