1. Portugal
  2. Norte Region
  3. Porto
  4. Casa São Roque

Porto: Casa São Roque Guided Tour

Product ID: 332231
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Explore Casa São Roque, an art center with exhibitions of contemporary art and other events. It's a remarkable example of Porto-style architecture and decoration, with stucco, wooden finishing, and a glass winter garden.
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Duration: 1 hour
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the art center with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Learn about the history of the house and the exhibition concept
  • Enjoy the 4-hectare São Roque Park, century-old camellias, and a unique maze
  • Marvel at contemporary artworks
Full description
Experience Casa São Roque, an art center which has temporary exhibitions of international artists. The art center offers you the chance to you enjoy a unique experience consisting of contemporary artwork, architecture, and history. This guided tour allows you to learn all about the history of the house and the concept behind the exhibition.

Casa São Roque is located in S. Roque Park in the eastern part of Porto. It had an intervention between 1900 and 1911 by architect, José Marques da Silva. It contains unique architectural and decorative features, with a very unique winter garden.

You also can visit the São Roque Park, which is over 4 hectares in size and had an intervention by the famous Porto gardener, Jacinto de Matos. Today, the 200 camellias, grotto, gazebo, and arbor remain important landmarks of garden architecture form the time.
Includes
  • Unique architectural experience
  • Guided tour of the art center
  • Classical 20th-century garden access
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers
  • Audio guide
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

R. São Roque da Lameira 2092. Metro Stop: Estádio do Dragão. Bus Stop: Fonte Velha. Can be reached by buses 700, 800, 801, 70, 55, 69, and 27.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Casa São Roque is open to the public from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM from October to March and from 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM from April to September.
• Casa São Roque is closed every Tuesday, December 25th, January 1st, and May 1st.
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
• Flash is not permitted when photographing the works.
• Tripods, monopods, or any other camera stabilizing equipment are not allowed.
• Pets are not allowed in the art center (guide dogs are accepted).
• Food and drinks are not allowed inside the art center.

From £44.86 Per group up to 25