"Riberia District, the waterfront of Porto" Porto Favorite Tip by Martin_S.

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  Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
by Martin_S.
 
  • Riberia District, Porto, Portugal - Porto
      Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
    by Martin_S.
  • Riberia District, Porto, Portugal - Porto
      Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
    by Martin_S.
  • Riberia District, Porto, Portugal - Porto
      Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
    by Martin_S.
  • Riberia District, Porto, Portugal - Porto
      Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
    by Martin_S.
  • Riberia District, Porto, Portugal - Porto
      Riberia District, Porto, Portugal
    by Martin_S.
 

Favorite thing: If you enjoy sitting along the waterfront and eating, then the Riberia District in Porto is the place for you. But be warned the prices are NOT cheap, some of the most expensive in the city actually, and the food is not the best. They have the waterfront to offer tourists so they can "slack off" in the good food department.
But the area itself is beautiful and VERY colorful as you can see in the photos, there is some law against painting two buildings the same color I think. So take a walk along the waterfront like we did to see where the Portugese first began to send their famous Port Wine around the world (especially to England).
For some more information see -
http://www.gooporto.com/porto-sights/ribeira.html
(PS: many of the sites I add here are those that I used, along with VT of course, to plan our trip to Portugal)

Fondest memory: If you are in it for the food, then you might want to take a look at -
http://www.taste-portugal.com/
Where you can get some idea of the food types and local specialties, we are always looking for them when we travel, but often have to go off the tourist routes to find the genuine item.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 17, 2011
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