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Zona Ribeirinha

Address: Porto, Portugal
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Ranked #5 of 71 Attractions in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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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141 reviews 141 reviews
116 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

you can find really good restaurants, and now is way better, you no longer have to feel that going there on night time is dangerous. Good accesses to boats, bridges, restaurants and bistros.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

You cannot beat this place for a stroll. Scenery is to die for, there's lots going on and there are lots of great places to go for a quick drink or a nibble.

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

So nice to just walk there and appreciate the view. It's a place with several restaurants/bars where you can enjoy a drink and just relax.

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Chicago
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you're staying on the Porto side, it's worth crossing over to the Gaia side and enjoying a walk along the river, grabbing a bite to eat at the many restaurants which serve wines and ports from the milieu of wineries, hop on a river boat cruise, or catch the cable car up/down. It's a little quieter and much more... More 

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22 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Amazing view from Gaia, either by day or night, and from the Douro River and its typical boats that carry the wine. However, around 10 pm during the winter it gets empty and very dark.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The quayside is very lively with lots of bars, restaurants and stallholders....tourist level quality and prices however but still worth a visit. There seems to be some investment in renovating derelict buildings....hope it all gets down!

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Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Beautiful busy area where you can hop on a river cruise or the cable car. Central tourist area with plenty of restaurants and cafes along the river.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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304 reviews 304 reviews
101 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is not for nothing that the cais da ribeira is considered a world heritage site by UNESCo. Breathtaking view of the riverside, not to miss. Try to go for a boat trip on the river.

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