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Centro Portugues de Fotografia

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Centro Portugues de Fotografia

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The UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Douro Valley are a must-visit attraction during your time in Porto. However, if you don’t have a car, they can prove difficult to reach. Experience the best of the Douro Valley on a full-day tour that lets you skip the hassle of arranging transfers and activities.
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June A wrote a review Oct. 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom2,049 contributions594 helpful votes
As a photographer myself I always make a point of visiting photographic exhibitions when I come across them on my travels. This one was not bad, although large swathes of it seemed to be closed, with very little information in English. The building itself is almost as attractive as the exhibits, and from what I understand used to be a jail.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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BRSflyer wrote a review Oct. 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom220 contributions45 helpful votes
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Fantastic space in a converted old jail is a unique venue for the superbly presented exhibits on the lower floors. The upper floors feature a plethora of cameras through the ages, along with fine views over the city.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Valéria wrote a review Oct. 2020
Porto, Portugal492 contributions520 helpful votes
I would recommend visiting the center/museum. It used to be a jail and now it’s more like a photography museum! And it’s for free! Just in the city center!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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sébastien M wrote a review Aug. 2020
Paris, France17 contributions5 helpful votes
Free entry for a nice building who present interesting exhibitions, this summer regarding the Hollywood stars.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Salma wrote a review Aug. 2020
Cascais, Portugal38 contributions28 helpful votes
Honestly, it was a bit underwhelming. We knew the centre was inside of a prison so we expected it to be more..."prisoney" but the truth is that there are very few traces of that. Still, I learnt quite a bit about prisoners such as Camilo Castelo Branco. Also, I'm a photography fanatic. I loved the exhibitions of cameras and the descriptions near them were very simple and clear. However, I was disappointed with the photos. They were good, but not exciting or inspiring. The selection was not the best in my opinion So generally speaking, it wasnt a terrible experience but I dont think I'd go back so soon
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Date of experience: August 2020
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