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Porto Cathedral

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Porto Cathedral Portugal

Porto Cathedral in the historic centre of the city is one of the city’s oldest architectural monuments and a striking example of Portuguese architectural style.

The construction of the Port Cathedral began around 1110 and was completed in the 13th century. On the sides of the cathedral are two square towers, each supported by two pillars and topped by a dome. 

Episcopal Palace in Braga

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Episcopal Palace Braga

The Episcopal Palace of Braga is rightly at the top of the list of the most visited places in the city. Today, the palace houses one of the oldest libraries in Portugal, with more than 10,000 manuscripts and 300,000 books. The Rectorate of the University of Minho and the district archives are also located in the palace.

Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto

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Museum of Contemporary Art Porto

The Museum of Modern Art or Serralves Museum is located in the Serralves Estate, very close to the centre of Porto in Portugal and is considered to be the first contemporary art museum of this size in the country. The estate was designed by the architect Alvaro Siza Vieira, with whom the Serralves Foundation signed a contract in 1991 to create a museum.