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All reviews the river zona ribeirinha street performers narrow streets cafes and restaurants luis bridge nice walk port houses sunny day dom luis port wine both sides visiting porto boat trip ribeira stroll boats
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we hade a nice sunny day and find a nice restaurant where we hade lunch lokking the bridge just in front of us and the river.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Even on a drizzy, rainy January day in Porto we enjoyed exploring! Loved walking around and seeing the colourful houses, lots of cafes and restaurants around too. Definitely make sure you walk on the bridge for wonderful views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WeTravelAtDawn
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you cross over to the other side of the river you will get great views of the Ribeira area either from the bridge or on the other bank. It is very picturesque and there are lots of bars and restaurants to sit at and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ParqueTropical
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to appreciate the soul of the city. Sit, eat, drink, watch. Restaurant, bars and Ribeiro de gal a just opposite

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 566lilianac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a picnic with some friends by the water when visiting Porto. Nice view over Porto waterfront. Calm and relaxing place. Possabilities for boat rides along the river. Porto is beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emmaanto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to wander or people watch. We found a charming little restaurant a level above and away from the wind.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GlavumTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hugging the waters edge with excellent views of the bridge and across the river. Filled with cafes and restaurants it is a great place to wander. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ribeira is a beautiful walkway next to the harbour. Local musicians gather and busk while restaurants, cafes and bars cover the entire stretch. The food and drink is more expensive (not a tourist trap, or a rip off, just more expensive) due to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MsWorldWide1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A highly recommended activity. Watch the performers and visit the emarkets,. The restaurants are wonderful too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rhobru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved staying in an apartment overlooking the river in Ribeira. It's an amazing place at all times of the day. Got bars, restaurants, stalls and shops. Great atmosphere!

Date of experience: January 2019
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24 August 2017|
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Response from AnnKeSt | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there's a market in the Zona Ribeirinha. But the Mercado do Bolhão is worth a visit though.
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28 August 2016|
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Response from andreportugal | Reviewed this property |
Yes,it never stops,regardless of the day.Obviously summer months are usually busy,and probably with more local people.very nice atmosphere
29 April 2015|
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Response from thewrongcrowd |
It's a very long way from Barcelona Airport!