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Zona Ribeirinha

Address: Porto, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 132 things to do in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Piers & boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Piers & boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Great for photos at all times of day and night. Cumulation of many tourist attractions in a relatively small area. If you have not too much time for sightseeing then you better start from here, as you should not miss this place.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This is the most valuable postcard from Oporto! In this area you can see both sides of the Douro river and the traditional boats, which transported in the past, the grapes to make the Oporto wine.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Porto's Ribeira is fantastic when you visit it in place and delightful to watch just accross, from Gaia's border. From there, Porto seems one of the best cities in the world. Which in reality is.

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Brussels, Belgium
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109 reviews 109 reviews
41 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

...views of all the colourful houses among Porto's most popular areas and there is a reason why a little jewel in the crown

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New York City, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Amazing! Great views of Gaia and the the bridge. Ribeirinha is an ancient section of Porto. Really special.It will take you back hundreds of years. There are alot of Restaurants and there is a market as well. These little alleys and steps are filled with old school charm, that you will imagine being a character of the 1600 or 1700s.... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Imagine visiting a middle age city where everything is beautifully conserved and where you will find whatever you need. That city is the old Oporto city and now one of the most ancient city areas in Europe. Sit by the Douro river, where you ca not miss its several boat cruises, Ribeira, the name of this old part of Oporto,... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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115 reviews 115 reviews
70 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

So many lovely old buildings. Wander around and get lost. Lots of tourist shops and not too expensive. Many places to eat. The further away from the river the cheaper the meals.

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Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

wonderful VIEW OVER THE River Douro TOWARDS Vila Nova de G aia, WHERE all THE port wine loges ARE. excellent little Restaurants, eat out if the Weather is good, Wonderful atmosphere, Yes a little Touristy but a Complete MUST. The in Place at night, lots of Drinking Bars etc. This Place is what Oporto is ALL about!!

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you look apart from the ever flowing crowds of people, you can easily enjoy marvelous architecture and concentrated Porto experience. Yet, I'd avoid the restaurants there since they're quite overcrowded and in the upward streets you can find much more tranquility and quality.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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155 reviews 155 reviews
127 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The riverfront area is a nice place to take an afternoon stroll before or after a River Duoro cruise; however, all of the restaurants are overpriced tourist traps. The prices here are certainly better than mainland Europe but if you take your time and walk throughout the neighborhood streets you can find quality food at even better prices. The riverfront... More 

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