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Cais da Ribeira

Rua da Ribeira Negra, Porto 4050-321, Portugal
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“the river” (420 reviews)
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Rua da Ribeira Negra, Porto 4050-321, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ribeira can be easily accessed by walking from most to the historic area of Porto. San Franfrisco Cathedral is at one end. Walk across the bridge for a better view of the colorful buildings. Take a taxi to the Graham Port Lodge on the...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great area for a stroll. It is dotted with many cafes offering full meals, ice cream or pastries.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was here almost 3 decades ago and I can say nothing much has changed except the place has more tourists, restaurants and shops. Stunning views from both sides of the river - the bridge, the port cellars, the street performers, cable cars and so...More

Thank trouble3365
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice to see the famous ribeira but it is rather busy and full of sub-par restaurants and tat stalls. Nicer in the evening and to see the lights of the city on the river.

Thank HKP93
Reviewed 5 days ago

The region have a lot of restaurants and during the summer get crowed of animated tourists. Very nice drink some beer looking the river.

Thank RJ_Felipe
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a few days in Porto and I had a love/hate relationship with this part of the town. I mean who doesn't like sipping a nice cocktail and eating great food while sitting outside and taking in the view of the river? I normally...More

1  Thank Scotty S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area for a stroll. Wonderful views of the Dom Luis Bridge and the port houses on the opposite bank. Plenty of restaurants and very busy area. We were there many times over the course of a week.

Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One really has not been to Porto unless you have experienced this. All the iconic photographs will encourage you. Perhaps reading TA reviews will cement it. But for me it is the activity, the street musicians, the surprisingly great and inexpensive restaurants that make it...More

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came back to Porto after more than 30 years Absolutely great atmosphere Splendid views and atmosphere Lot of great restaurants and outlets Well done Porto I was delighted by the walks in town You feel safe at all the times Will for sure come...More

Thank Christian d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved walking along this street and seeing all the neat outdoor restaurants. We atr in one, but I forget the name. Good food. I had small sardines fried (ask) which you don't have to debone.

Thank dduck245
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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|
Response from Conkan L |
The Ribeira area is just in the city center, by the Sea/riverside.
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Marcia P
20 February 2015|
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Response from Hanan B | Reviewed this property |
Others who know better have already replied. I'll pass