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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and ancient walls with good architecture. Beautiful walks around and charming top views to the river

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 720hassan
Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

Great original piece of the old city walls of Porto still intact. Would have loved to get up close and personal. Pointed out the staircase up the inner side of the walls to my wife who is scared of heights, it is just a series...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 29 March 2019

Muralha Fernandina is a series of Walls built around the city for protection. The history of these Walls go a very long way back to the 13th or 14th century. The Walls tell the story of the city of Porto and its development over time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a section of the second Belt of city walls, it dates from the 14th Century, and there were originally 4 main gates and a number of smaller entrances, it was repaired in the 1920, and is well worth looking out for when in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We came across the Muralha Fernandina shortly after exiting the funicular railway at the top station. Our attention was first drawn to the area when we noticed the rectangular watchtowers and fortifications, so we went over to take a closer look. Origins date back to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Muralhas are open right now and there are many fascinating walks up and down from the Douro River. They are well worth checking out both for historical and for aesthetic reasons!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I went up to see the Muralhas, but it was closed for renovation, so I saw only the outside walls. Muralhas Fernandinas is the name by which it became known the medieval waist of walls of Porto of which only small parts survived until our...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank leffex
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The walk alone the route of the stretch of wall is beautiful in parts due to the stunning view of the river. The history of this 14th Century wall can be found along the way, with shield shaped info points. Well worth the effort.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Brattyhands
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Not that many people know of this gem. Well, maybe when tourists walk the upper part of Dom Luis Primero bridge they see a few people up on these walls... The entrance is located at Bolhao, Largo Primero do Dezembro, left from Igreja Santa Clara......More

Date of experience: January 2015
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