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Serra do Pilar Viewpoint: Tours & Tickets

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Largo de Aviz | Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-329, Portugal
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All reviews cable car the river luis bridge miradouro da commanding view downtown porto viewing point eiffel tower lovely bridge great view of porto tuk tuk tour both sides high level metro station dom luis across the bridge walk up
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk over the bridge, past the wall, then up the slope. The views are stunning. To our mind the monastery and cloister were ok, also (naturally) you have to work around services to go inside.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lowryepp
Reviewed September 29, 2019

Going from downtown on the bridge that is also used by the tram, you get to the cable car location. Lots of opportunities on the bridge and the viewpoints not only to enjoy the view, but make some great pictures. Area can be very busy,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 585paulv
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

This place can be a nice spot to relax and take in Porto. Great view without crowds. Lot of walking if you come from down near the cellars, but worth the hike.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ciciandnono
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

This location is your best view of Porto. It overlooks the bridge the river most of the buildings in the towers over the surrounding area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Probably the best view on the city from here. At the same time you can admire the monastery to which this outlook belongs.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mooits
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

The climb in Porto is strenuous but the cable car takes you effortlessly from river level to the top of Gaia. The views on the way up and at the top are fabulous. Once at the top you can walk across the high level bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RonnieAnderson
Reviewed July 19, 2019

This monastery viewpoint has even more spectacular views than the upper deck of the bridge. From here you can see both the bridge and the old Ribeira district in the same view.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

It is a breathtaking landscape. The Douro River joining Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto is one of the wonders of Northern Portugal. Great place to take pictures

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alice_Santos1
Reviewed May 27, 2019

If in Porto you should climb the steps and walk the bridge to Via Nova de Gala and this viewing point with oprovides outstanding views of the river and Porto.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Best view to Porto, no words can describe this place Good for selfies πŸ“±πŸ“±πŸ“±πŸ“±πŸ“± Oporto is a Nation 😎😎😎😎

Date of experience: April 2019
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Fee is between 1 to €3.00. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday (Monday is closed) 9:30 . 18:30. Victor
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