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Largo de Aviz, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-329, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great and wonderful piece of engineering which makes for a lovely bridge. It is a practical bridge which, in its setting, is an iconic structure.

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful building The architecture is remarkable It is a photogenic site I think best photographed at night

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were drawn to this building after spotting it whilst up at the Serra do Pilar Viewpoint, and after we had spent a while admiring the views we paid a visit to the Monastery before continuing down to Jardim do Morro gardens....More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mainly at night with the lights it looks magnifiecent to cross the upper level of the bridge from Porto to the other side and view this huge building/

Thank Meir D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on Sun, September 23 planning to go inside since they are closed on Mondays only to find all doors closed without any notice. Well at least the view was nice.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is another magnificent viewpoint that is worth visiting included on a walk crossing the bridge from the Ribeira do Porto. Better in sunny days or warm weather, If one have time, must enjoy to visit and tast Porto wine, in several Caves do Vinho...More

Thank MagicN
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This seems like an ancient building of 'work in progress' in terms of making it visitor-friendly. Not a lot of information. No guide ( person, audio, or paper ) available. The church was closed on our visit so really only the cloisters to see -...More

Thank hilaryb53317
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The views from the Dome terrace are nice, but the guide of the mandatory guided visit was rude and completely disinterested in the patrimony she was supposed to promote... She was as unpleasant as the reception agent, who made us feel most unwelcome. Dismal atmosphere,...More

Thank AnonymousAnonymous11
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great view of Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto. Pick a underground or just walk. You will delighted about this fabolous trip where you can have a magnificent panorama view.

Thank LuizC3429
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Walked up the hill to see a panoramic view of the town. So beautiful. If your not up for the walk I saw a tuk tuk go up the hill. Great photo spot.

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