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Rua da Ribeira Negra, Porto 4050-321, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 16, 2012

You might say it's a little dirty... I agree. Yo will add houses need repair... I agree. You will note in some corners the smell... I agree. But the ensemble is wonderful and unique, charming in all the sense of the word. To walk it...More

9  Thank RicardoRabinovich
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 16, 2013

This part of Porto is nice. Great experience when sun is shining to have a drink on one of the terraces but lots of restaurants with average service, too touristic. The historic part of Porto up the hill near city hall is for me a...More

4  Thank Stephane L
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Reviewed yesterday

Cais da Riberia - what a lovely place to stroll around and just watch daily life go by. Very lively place, full of restaurants and things to do.

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After we walked the bridge both ways we took a venicular down to Cais da Ribeira. The area is very picturesque and some vendors selling their crafts. If you like cork products this is the place to buy. There are places to just sit and...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked along the river and saw all kinds of activities. There were craft shows, street performers and lots of tourists.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a wonderful afternoon at this location. Sat in a cafe opposite the river and took in the ambience of the city and also a great place to relax and watch the world go by. Also took a river cruise from this location.. Would most...More

Thank 577anthony
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of tourists but great vibe. Beautiful views of the river and the bridge. Locals selling souvenirs at fair prices and plenty of restaurants to choose from but very expensive compared to other areas of Porto.

Thank AndreaMarzullo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many watering holes /dining opportunities here and must be done! (as the many other establishments down the side streets behind ) Lovely views at night across the river .

Thank 344chris
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must. to walk along the rivers edge is so interesting and fun. Many places to eat, drink-a really fun day!

Thank dosumeal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Porto is a small, friendly little place and Cais da Riberia a wonderful place to dine and watch the world pass you by.

Thank Dina K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pier has lots of shops and restaurants along the promenade . Many tourists frequent this spot . The view of the Pier is better from the other side of River Douro . Nice place to have a meal and watch the people , boats...More

Thank Happy258
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll get good food, drinks, views and boat trips. Between restaurants and bars are great artists. It's place for anyone to enjoy.

Thank mbgurmani
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August 24, 2017|
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Response from AnnKeSt | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there's a market in the Zona Ribeirinha. But the Mercado do Bolhão is worth a visit though.
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August 28, 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
April 28, 2015|
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Response from thewrongcrowd |
It's a very long way from Barcelona Airport!