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“Rich decorated with tiles”

Rail Station Sao Bento
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“Rich decorated with tiles”
Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

The entry hall is v. striking with historic scenes, mostly of battles, presumed to have importance in Portugal's past. Something to see.

Visited July 2013
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“One of the most beautiful and authentic railway stations in Europe”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

This train station was close to our hotel so we tried to pass it as much as possible since it was that stunning. The tiles tell a great story about the anciant hostory of Porto. Don't just walk by but really take your time to look at the pictures. If you are lucky you'll pass a local who will be happy to tell you the story behind it.

Visited July 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Stunning tiles inside the station”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Pop in here,when you are in Porto,fabulous blue and white azulejos in friezes around the station entrance,a must see.

Visited July 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Prettiest train station ever!”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Ok...it is just a train station and takes 5 mintues to see, but it is worth it and close to everything. Take a look and several pics! The clock I loved too!

Visited July 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Magnificent azulejos (tiles) of Sao Bento”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

The wonderful tiles will tell you the history of Portugal in pictures I love it. It is centrally located and a very lively place.

Visited June 2013
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