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Reviewed yesterday

The blue and white ceramic tiles truly are beautiful. The tiles depict different moments in Portugal's history. It gives off the feeling of being in a palace room.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maytheaudz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located downtown, the main entry offers you an astonhising set of typical tiles, that are simply breath taking. Don't forget also to enjoy old train signs, lamps and other epoque figures all over the station... Superb piece of art

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rui_Pinto_Cunha
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tile is just breath taking. This world famous train station is a functioning train station but it is also a work of art and shouldn't be missed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fine example of a building that has been in use as a public train station for decades, to date.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 364anac
Reviewed 3 days ago

The station is located in the historic centre, occupying a large space delimited by the Praça Almeida Garrett, Rua da Madeira and Rua do Loureiro, as well as the escarpment of Batalha, where a tunnel has been carved into the hill. The vestibule is framed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The station in itself is small and a long queue forms before you get any information or tickets. The inside walls at the entrance are wonderful and so is the exterior. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elizabethz649
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice old tile murals. It can be very busy at rush hours, local commuters and students, bit still nice to take knowledge about

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carlosn631
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Must visit. Old convent transformed beautiful train station. Old ceramic Old convent to train station. Must see. Free.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 4 days ago

For a tourist - white and blue tiles painting are beautiful and must visit. For a locals - Trains to Lisbon, Aveiro, Braga, Guimaraes depart from here :)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sangeetadas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lovely decorations inside the train station make it a place you can't miss in Porto. The gates, clock and decorations are still the original ones. Good when it rains, it's covered.

Date of experience: February 2019
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amylouCumbria
October 1, 2018|
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Response from wendyurquia | Reviewed this property |
No. I was there yesterday and there was no Time Out market there to be seen. Can’t see how that would work at the site, TBH. Perhaps near it, but inside it would be a travesty - in my humble opinion :) If you’re after a... More
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from Laurentia21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I can remember the switch at Campanha was free. There are clear signs when you stop on the track where to go underneath the rail to the other side of the track. It was free because we didn't exit the station but merely... More
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frederick p
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Response from venicefish | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We saw many taxis. Apologies for the late reply.
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