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Zona Ribeirinha

Address: Porto, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 74 Attractions in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural

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Dublin, Ireland
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502 reviews 502 reviews
279 attraction reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I really enjoyed strolling around here. The place has a good buzz about it with lots going on. There are plenty of nice restaurants. It's a beautiful little area with lovely buildings along the river and beside the bridge.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is one of the places in Porto with the most tourists. The restaurants and bars are over-priced and relatively low quality compared to restaurants elsewhere in Porto. But the houses and strolling along the riverbank are a must on any visit, especially at night when the port wine houses are lit up across the river in Vila Nova de... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Port wine is a wonderful after dinner wine. Most of the tasting rooms (there are too many to name) face the river. On the other side of the river is restaurant row. Wonderful fresh sea food, outdoor cafes, and a tourist flea market, also running along the river. It is a very hilly area to walk from, and if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The real Porto. Authentic cheap food served with a smile, amazing views and great atmosphere, especially in the summer.

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Tampere, Suomi, Eurooppa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This part of the city was like a picture of the fairytale book. The building were colorful, in different levels and close to each other. Some of them had laundry hanging outside of the window and the street was lively.

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California
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418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a wonderful place to both work up an appetite and then to satisfy it. Very scenic and atmospheric for walking or strolling, with lots of cool bars, cafes, for noshing.

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La Gaulette
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6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Take the tram to the end and then walk all along the coast to the next 2 areas going north. Then bus back to Porto

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Very scenic ( have to see from both sides of the river). The bars / restaurants in this area are really cool

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This area abuts the river, there are river cruises on offer, restaurants abound and it is a short walk up hill to other streets in the centre of this beautiful friendly town. On offer are all sorts of cafes, bistros, restaurants and bars but do not miss the other side of the river where many of the old port firms... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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54 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A previous review says that Zona Ribeirinha is one of the most popular sites in Porto for tourists. I don't have the tools to confirm that, but it is reasonable. The waterfront area, with its myriad of colorful houses overlooking it from above, the river, the people selling all sorts of knicknacks and the extremely large choice of restaurants that... More 

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