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Rua do Heroísmo, 329
Opened in 1982, it was a shopping center in the city for many years. Nowadays, stores became studios and rehearsal rooms, now being born as a kind of musical incubator in Porto. There are more than 100 rooms from which various musical styles come from and some artists, such as Manuel Cruz, from Ornatos Violeta, have their name associated with the space.
Rua Doutor Manuel Simões Gomes Coelho, 11
Two-storey shopping centre and approximately 75 stores, located in the Centre of Odivelas.
Rua Professor Bento de Jesus Caraça, 93
This two floors’ shopping centre has a 1500m2 commercial area and 47 shops. The building was built to be a commercial and residential one. It has a catering area.
Avenida Paulo VI
2040-243, Rio Maior
Shopping Center with 1 floor, has a commercial area with 2396m2. Building adapted, with commercial, residential and offices. Has 30 shops and is located in the city centre. Is open between the 8:0 and 9:0 pm. No hypermarket, supermarket.
Rua Marquês Sá da Bandeira, 479
4400-217, Vila Nova de Gaia
A mall located in the city centre. Its 2 floors (commercial area of 2396 m2) have 32 shops, restaurants included. It is open from 9 am to midnight.
Rua de Santa Catarina
Downtown Porto, with streets almost entirely dedicated to commerce, is an authentic open-air shopping center. The center of all this excitement is Rua de Santa Catarina, every day invaded by a sea of people, looking for something to buy or just to walk around. It is in Baixa (Downtown) that you can also find the oldest and most typical cafés and pastry shops in Porto, which were once the scene of lively gatherings. Café Majestic, Confeitaria Ateneia and Café A Brasileira are a good example. With the day almost over and the shops closed, the entertainment moves to the theaters …
Praça Gil Eanes
Square located in the center of the city, very busy and with great commercial activity. It is often the stage for street shows, especially music. The surrounding streets are pedestrianized and have landscaped areas that invite you to take a stroll. Street sales is quite common and competes with the shops in the area.
It is one of the most characteristic quarters of the town, filled with history and tradition. It was the subject of a recuperation plan, due to the serious fire of 1988. The Portuguese traditional commerce prevails here, with big shops, prêt-a-porter and accessories shops, haberdasher's shops, shoemaker's, goldsmith's , workmanship, decoration and other sort of commerce.
Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco
This is one of the largest shopping centres in Lisbon, planned by the architect Tomás Taveira, with 4 floors and a commercial area of 38143m2. It was built for its commercial, residential and business purposes in 1985 and, since then, its daring architectonic style created a lot of discussion. It has 286 shops, a supermarket, 13 banks and 40 restaurants.