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Porto – city of tiled tales and liquid treasures

Porto, the crowning jewel of Norte, exudes an unparalleled vibrancy. As the coastal heart where the Douro River meets the Atlantic, its streets are painted with azulejo-tiled facades. While it’s globally renowned for its eponymous port wine, Porto offers more than liquid treasures. The Livraria Lello beckons with its ornate woodwork, often hailed as the world’s most stunning bookstore and the São Bento railway station showcases Portugal’s tales through intricate tiles. Venture from the lively Ribeira District to the modern art masterpieces at Serralves, and you’ll see Porto’s dexterity in marrying tradition and innovation. In Norte’s embrace, Porto stands as a city pulsating with stories, a delight for every explorer.

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