1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto

Porto: Guided Urban Tour: Tiles, Street Art and Architecture

Product ID: 168377
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Explore the beautiful tiles and incredible street art that make Porto so unique on this 2-hour guided tour. Compare historic with modern architecture and traditional tiles to new urban street art. Discover unique gems along the way.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the city's contrasts between historic and modern architecture
  • Visit Santo Ildefonso, a baroque church with traditional blue and white tiles
  • Walk through Rua da Madeira, a hub for street art with incredible murals
  • Explore graffiti gems in the side streets of Rua das Flores
  • Stop at Mercado Ferreira Borges, a former market dating back to 1885
Full description
Meet your local guide at the Municipal Library. At Praça dos Poveiros, a local hotspot, you’ll encounter your first sight of street art. If you’re lucky, you will visit ‘Maus Habitos,’ a hip venue for cultural events.

At Praça da Batalha, compare Santo Ildefonso, a baroque church with traditional blue and white tiles, with modern architecture, like that of the Teatro Nacional São João. Keep the urban vibes going at Rua da Madeira, a hub for street art with incredible murals. Get to know the different graffiti artwork near the station. Visit a cool guitar shop, where the owner handmakes the instruments.

Get lost in the side streets of Rua das Flores to discover graffiti gems! This newly restored area combines history and the new urban vibe of the city. Stop at Mercado Ferreira Borges, a former market dating back to 1885. Now a cultural hotspot, the locals enjoy concerts and other activities here. End your day with a stroll through the historic and charming area of Ribeira.
 
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto (Public Municipal Library)

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