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Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque
Casa da Música is a major concert hall space in Porto, Portugal. It was designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, and was built as part of Porto's project for European Culture Capital in 2001, although it was only finished in the first half of 2005, to immediately become an icon of the city. The Building engineers were Ove Arup - London together with Afassociados, Oporto. The windows, doors and the curved glass wall was made by Facal (www.facal.eu). Casa da Música was built just across from one of the main traffic centres of the city, Rotunda da Boavista. The …
Praça da Batalha
This is one of the main buildings of the city and a place where the most important city’s cultural events take place. Here is sited the Companhia Nacional do Teatro São João.
Rua Dom João de Castro, 210
The Serralves Foundation is a cultural institution of European scope, at the service of the national community, whose mission is to sensitize and create interest in contemporary art and the environment through the Museum of Contemporary Art, a multidisciplinary centre conceived by the architect Siza Vieira, the Park, natural heritage dedicated to environmental education and animation, and a centre for reflection and debate on contemporary society. A remarkable space for rotating and temporary exhibitions on Contemporary Art (Painting, Sculpture, etc.). There are also exhibitions in the old Chapel.
Rua de Dom Manuel II, 44
Museum installed at the Carrancas Palace, built at the end of the XVIII century and which was once the royal family residence. It has collections of decorative arts, painting and sculpture. It also integrates a pottery nucleus, with works of faience from the North of Portugal, jewelry, furniture, glass and oriental china works.
Rua Dom João de Castro, 210
Integrated in the Fundação de Serralves, this museum planned by the architect Siza Vieira is the first of its kind in Portugal and intends to move the public to the Contemporary Art and to the society questions in our days.
Largo Amor de Perdição
Instalado no edifício da antiga Cadeia da Relação, o Centro Português de Fotografia foi criado em 1997, ainda antes da total requalificação e ampliação. Desde 2001, o Centro oferece um programa anual de exposições temporárias a par do Núcleo Museológico permanente que inclui uma tão rara quanto valiosa exposição de máquinas fotográficas. Os visitantes podem aceder ainda a uma biblioteca especializada, uma loja, e um serviço gratuito de visitas guiadas ao edifício e às exposições.
Praça do Infante Dom Henrique - Antigo Mercado Ferreira Borges
After working for nine years on Gaia, marking undeniably the musical panorama of the North, Hard Club reopens, now in the Harbor, more properly in the old Market Ferreira Borges. Has three stages, food court, shop of disks and books, animation, cinema, theatre, exhibitions and children's animation.
Rua do Doutor Ricardo Jorge, 52
Sala de bingo com cerca de 700 lugares, uma sala mítica na cidade. Não perca as happy hours e outras ofertas, como o buffet ambulante de mariscos e salgados e a noite da francesinha.
Rua Manuel Pinto de Azevedo, 65-J
Escola especializada no ensino de várias modalidades relacionadas com a Dança, Teatro, Música, Yoga, Capoeira e Artes Marciais.
Via Futebol Clube do Porto - Estádio do Dragão
Opened in 2003, the Dragão Stadium is located in the eastern area of Porto, with easy access from the city centre and Porto International Airport. Five stars rated by UEFA and awarded for its architecture and environmental management. FC Porto Museum is located at the stadium and impresses with history and technology.