Curiosities

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...