PASSEIO DAS VIRTUDES
Passeio das Virtudes is 30 meters from our apartments. It is a place of excellence chosen by the visitors of Porto to enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the city.
Right next door is the Taberna Sto. António, a typical Porto restaurant. Here you can taste delicious typical Portuguese food without having to go very far. Enjoy the gastronomy of the city, cooked by who knows best.
Torre dos Clérigos is known for its church and its tower, one of the main points of interest, and a must see for all who visit the city of Porto. Designed in the 19th century. XVIII by Nicolau Nasoni and only a 6-minute walk from our location.
“Livraria Lello & Irmão [...] is one of the jewels in Porto’s crown and a veritable sanctuary of publishing and bookselling, housing one of the oldest and most prestigious Portuguese publishers [...] Livraria Lello & Irmão is one of the most important examples of Portuguese eclectic architecture, boasting woodwork and stained glass that is unique in the country."
8-minute walk from our lofts.
The Casa do Infante owes its name to the fact of being the birthplace of Infante D. Henrique, the Navigator. It is a set of buildings built through time to settle the services of the Crown in Porto. Its history goes back to 1325, when King Afonso, the 4th, ordered the construction of the Crown's Warehouse, against the will of the Bishop, D. Hugo, Lord of the Borough.
8-minute walk from us.
Palácio da Bolsa, a neoclassical building, which began to be built on October 6, 1842. With a mixture of architectural styles, the building presents in all its splendor traces of nineteenth-century neoclassical, Tuscan architecture, as well as the English neo-Palladian . A 6 minutes walk.
Cais da Ribeira
Cais da Ribeira is one of the most typical places of the city of Porto. There you can enjoy unique views of the city of Gaia sitting on one of the dozens of terraces scattered over the river. Only a 9-minute walk from Virtudes City Lofts.
Estação de São Bento
São Bento Railway Station in Porto was opened to the public in 1916 on the site of a former Benedictine monastery. The structure emanates the city’s typical melancholy and nostalgic air.
Although the train station is striking from outside, the real beauty lies inside. The main hall is breathtaking with over 20,000 tiles that reflect the history of Portugal. 11 minutes walk.
On the 17th December 1921, an establishment called Elite café opened for business in Porto. It was located in Santa Catarina street, a pedestrian walkway for shopping and for the finest members of society, then and now. The café enlightened the street with its Art Nouveau decoration, by architect João Queiroz.
The Majestic Café is 17-minute walk from our lofts.