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Reviewed today

We were amazed at the stunning tiles in this train station, apparently they have all been hand painted which made them even more incredible in their detail..worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed today via mobile

The station is small, and itself not unique, but pop in and have a look at the tiles...beautifully painted. There's loads of people in doing the same thing but it's well worth stopping for 5mins to take it in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JanWard85
Reviewed yesterday

Even if you aren’t taking a train it is worth a quick visit to see the exquisite tile work in both the traditional blue and white as well as the full colour murals at the top. Did seem to attract more than it’s fair share...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This site used to be a monastery but was converted to this beautiful railway station once the last nun passed away. The blue wall tiles tell the story of the history of Portugal and the top colourful frieze tells the story of the history of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really worth visiting this station. Nicelt laid out with all the blue tiles depicting some history of p[orto.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was extremely easy to navigate! It was clean and safe. We will be back, as we plan more travel by rail the next time we are in Portugal.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BakerStreetInn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful train stations in the world. Even if your not catching a train you should make the time to pop in here. The walls are covered with around 20,000 azulejo tiles. The tile paintings show historical events...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ALCBS
Reviewed 3 days ago

The entry hall is full of painted tile work. It's large enough to be impressive but still intimate enough to let you see all of them from the middle. It helps to have the backstories for the artwork.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 443barbg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tile work is extraordinary. The blue tile work is all around the main platform. It incredible how the artists painted such gorgeous paintings on individual tiles, baked tiles to then reveal the shades of blues. The top layers, painted in multiple colors is even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank StoryAtEveryCorner
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful awe inspiring setting stepped in history. The tiles and orginal iron clocks are so quiescent of the area Free entry is an added bonus

Date of experience: February 2019
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amylouCumbria
1 October 2018|
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Response from wendyurquia | Reviewed this property |
No. I was there yesterday and there was no Time Out market there to be seen. Can’t see how that would work at the site, TBH. Perhaps near it, but inside it would be a travesty - in my humble opinion :) If you’re after a... More
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64hanz
3 August 2017|
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Response from Laurentia21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I can remember the switch at Campanha was free. There are clear signs when you stop on the track where to go underneath the rail to the other side of the track. It was free because we didn't exit the station but merely... More
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frederick p
4 June 2017|
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Response from venicefish | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We saw many taxis. Apologies for the late reply.
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