Curiosities

Stock Exchange Palace commemorates record number of visits in 2017

The Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) celebrates record number of visits - in 2017, about 360 thousand tourists have visited the landmark building, according to the Porto Trade Association (ACP). An increase of 6% regarding the same period last year.

Clérigos in Porto win EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards 2017

The Clérigos Church and Tower in Porto, Portugal, is the winner of a EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards 2017 category Conservation.

Restauration of Palácio de Cristal Fountains d'Art

Porto City Hall has concluded the first phase of the restoration of the fountains d'Art of Emil David Garden, at Palácio de Cristal.

Porto Historic centre was named World Heritage by UNESCO twenty years ago

Monday, December 5, marks the 20th anniversary of the Historic Centre of Porto, the oldest area of the city and classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since 1996. The date will be celebrated with a broad cultural activities programme, organised by Porto City Hall, with the chiming in unison, at noon, of the bells of several churches and monuments, namely, Clérigos, Sé catedral do Porto and the churches of São Francisco, Misericórdia do Porto, São João Novo, São José das Taipas, São Nicolau an...