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“the most happening spot of Porto”
Review of Rua Santa Catarina

Rua Santa Catarina
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Private Tour: Porto City and Wine Tasting
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4-Hour Porto City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise and Wine Tasting
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Ranked #26 of 275 things to do in Porto
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Lined with shops, tourists walking along, musicians adding to the pleasure, cafes lining the street, pedestrian path,churches a stone's throw away, the metro, praca de Batalha at walking distance...loved this place...warm and happening made everyone feel "belong".Choice of shoes, clothes, bags..name it and all there!!

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This street is beautiful! Explore the great shops and bakeries but don't forget to sit or stand and view the beautiful buildings as well.

There are some cheaper clothing stores and some are more high end as well. There are often music buskers that play very well. Sometimes there are people trying to sell things or hassle you on the street. Either ignore them or just say no-they are not pushy and will happily move on. Dont miss the shopping mall-Via Caterina its called either in the center-it has some brand names and a great food court on the top level. There are also public washrooms there for free use.

Most shop owners will speak some english and the safe servers are often fluent. Be sure to sit at a cafe on the street and watch the passers byers and admire the buildings.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

There are plenty of shops on Rua Santa Catarina so everybody is bound to find something of interest. The main section also has an indoor mall that you can pop into if it's raining. The top floor of the mall has a food court which is good if you're after a bite to eat. There are also plenty of bakeries and cafes along this road - try Nata Lisboa for a nice pastel de nata.

1  Thank Germione
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This place is very nice to walk up and down with all its different shops and malls. Nice coffeehouses, food joints and not too touristy. you see tourists and locals aside and you can feel the city

1  Thank mIhO76
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

It is the main shopping street in Porto. It has the best Tea Room in town - Café Majestic - also one shopping centre - Via Catarina - but also many individual shops and lots of buying people. A place to visit when in town.

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