The most interesting areas of Porto to visit
Get to know the character of the most outstanding neighborhoods of Porto.
Most of the neighborhoods mentioned on this page are in downtown Porto. The very heart would be the Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square) on Avenida dos Aliados.
A picturesque historical area with stunning views, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is not to be missed.
The Aliados Avenue gives its name to the most central area of the city. In Porto, if you say Aliados, everyone knows the area of the city you are referring to.
A traditional district of Porto that was located outside the old city walls. It is just after the Ribeira, facing the river.
Beyond the center, next to the mouth of the Douro River in the sea, is the most privileged neighborhood of Porto, the Foz.
Matosinhos is a neighboring city, belonging to the district of Porto. What makes it stand out the most, is the sea and its lively promenades.