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2013 - Austerity Killed the economy. 3 out of work architects facing sudden economic destruction refuse leaving Porto and decide to open an unlikelly walking-tours-agency - Architecture, History, Politics, Urbanism, Slow food, and Hearsay. 'these...more
Praca do Marques de Pombal, Porto 4200, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the approx. 4 hour walking tour with Margarida. She took us to places we would have never found without her and gave us very interesting insights into the development of the city and the people living there. One of our favorites were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kathrinschnkr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend this tour ! Our guide was Pedro - friendly and very knowledgable , as an architect he knows a lot about the buildings, history ,politic. They show you places you never find by yourself share interesting facts with you ,you will explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

If you want to get to know the city and its history without going where all the other tourists are going, take this tour! It's the worst... Pedro took us across the city and showed how historical, social, political and economic factors have shaped and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the most interesting experience of my life. To meet Margita-such an enthusiastic and lovely human beeing and to be part of this tour was really one of a kind experience. I have learned a lot about the sociopolitical and georgraphical history,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Margarida! Her insight, love and passion for this city shone through as we meandered back streets, abandoned factories and disused shopping centres! Tour lasted 4 hours (it’s a lot of walking!) including a stop for a drink and snack...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

We (a group of friends, all architects) took a tour with Pedro this summer and we learned so many completely new things about Porto! Which may not sound so surprising in the first place. But: we've all been to Porto more than once plus I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I had been to Porto many times -I actually lived there for a year a while back. And yet I discovered soooo many things about Porto that I had no idea about! I'm still digesting everything I learned. Margarida was a great guide because she...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The name is misleading, just a way to catch you attention. After getting together the guide will let the group decide where to go on the tour. Ours group ended up doing a large arc from the meeting point through old abandoned tracks and down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I booked the tour on my first full day of visiting Porto and it was a great way to be introduced to the city. Pedro was very knowledgeable about Porto's past and present. We started in Marques an area north of the city centre and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Pedro was a great guide with a huge amount of knowledge about the city, its structure, economy, history and of course architecture as he’s an architect himself! We started near Marques square and went down to the river going through the “islands”, an old washing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 23, 2016|
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Response from Bernadette O | Reviewed this property |
I contacted them via email - my tour left from near fountain at Marquis station around 3pm - sorry if I'm too late for you !!
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Zingho | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robin, We were a group of four and I paid €50 for our tour. Our guide, Gui, said that it was too much but I thought it was reasonable. Our tour was eye-opening and we were happy to support a group of devoted... More
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Liza W | Reviewed this property |
As a group of three we paid €50