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This railway station in Porto city center deserves a lot of destinations. The main wall cover with the traditional blue Portuguese ceramics, azulejos, desserves an half hour of our time. Outside you can always buy some grilled chestnuts and in front of the main entrance you can…
One of the most amazing buildings in Portugal is free to tour - the central train station (not to be confused with the inter-city train station, Companha). The motifs are fantastic.
Portugal has one of the most efficient and cheapest rail systems in Europe. Trains to nearby cities run frequently from Porto, often every hour, and the trains themselves are comfortable and spotless. Starting a rail trip from this beautiful station only adds to the journey.…
The Station is beautiful. Take the time to look around and admire the tiles. I had to take a train to the other station to get to Albufeira. The ticket agents were helpful. Note do not jump the line for information. It is a busy place with people in a hurry.
Sao Bento has to be the world’s most beautiful railway station. Tiles from another era beautifully preserved. A must see in Porto.