The northern capital is a synonym for this city, the pearl of the north of Portugal. Respectfully and honestly, as it should be the city of merchants and merchants. It was here that the first British colony in Portugal was organized.
Porto is also the birthplace of the world-famous wine of the same name (in Ukraine it is called port wine). Six bridges linking the two banks of the Douro River. One of these bridges was constructed by Gustav Eiffel, and the second – by his disciple.
Medieval architecture is harmoniously combined with buildings of later eras, such as the Episcopal Baroque Palace, the St. Francis Church, which cost 370 kilograms of gold for decoration; St. Benedict’s railway station, also the exchange palace, the Clergy tower and the charming picturesque embankment of Ribeira.