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National Monument, located in the historical centre of the City, classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Palacio da Bolsa, built by the Porto Commercial Association on the ruins of the Saint Francis Convent, has become by excellence the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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As featured in 3 Days in Porto
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Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
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+351 22 339 9013
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were forced to visit the site in a group/tour - as you cannot purchase individual tickets which is silly and a big inconvenience. The venue is certainly over priced as it is only worth visiting for one room in particular which is the Arab...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked my tour in advance and arrived in good time. I joined a group of maybe 30 people and our guide worked hard to keep us informed and together. She was really good. The rooms are super interesting and as we didn’t ask too...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 6 days ago

You are required to take a tour so MUST check to see what time your language will be touring. The fee is 9 euros, and you wouldn't want to pay more. There are some beautiful rooms and architecture.

Thank raetrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building with interesting history and architecture. Well worth a visit if you have an interest in architecture, design or historic buildings. Guided tour was excellent, guide gave lots of relevant and interesting information without giving too much and boring us!

Thank TP4725
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice tour. Lots of information. Beautiful rooms and decorations. The best room is the Arabian room. It is very ornated. The tour guide spoke fast and wasn't happy about people asking questions. The whole thing took one hour. You had to reserve your tickets at...More

Thank Nuha R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Palácio da Bolsa yesterday and were very impressed. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, fascinating building which is not a palace at all but essentially the HQ of Porto’s business community and was a stock exchange. Wealth exudes especially in the Arabian room. Authentic...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please don't miss this place. Is has an uniq Arabic style golden room that is one of the wonders of Porto!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guided tours are mandatory. Buy your ticket here, get your time slot and go see Church São Francisco next door in the meantime. They do sell bundle tickets at Bolsa. The guided tour of Bolsa is short but very informative. Just enough information so nobody...More

Thank Siv S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely piece of architecture and well worth the effort to visit. It may be a steep climb but was beautiful.

Thank Karina709
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should visit this beautiful place with nice rooms and that "golden" arabic room. It looks amazing!

Thank Kati_91
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Achaya_I
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Just turned up and booked the English language tour which started 2 hours later. Very interesting, worth doing.
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magedit24
June 19, 2018|
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Response from JandBPGB | Reviewed this property |
I contacted the Palacio on line and was advised that securing a pre-booking was not possible.My understanding is that the tickets are sold at the Palacio, with tours in different languages run on a schedule determined each... More
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swiss0723
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Fabiola M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the counter If I remember correctly the Tour in English is at 130 but it is season n tickets could be tight I’ll recommend come to Bolsa and get your tickets If You miss that English slot which is... More
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