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Porto de Leixoes

Av. O Comercio de Leixoes, Matosinhos | Matosinhos, Matosinhos 4450-310, Portugal
+351 22 999 0700
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It was a real treat to be able to visit this architecture marvel by Luis Pedro Silva. The facades... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
singinggigi
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San Mateo, California
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For architecture lovers.

The Cruise Terminal received, in 2017, the award for best public building by the ArchDaily. This... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
José T
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5 days ago
“Open House”
28 Aug 2017
“For architecture lovers.”
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Av. O Comercio de Leixoes, Matosinhos | Matosinhos, Matosinhos 4450-310, Portugal
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+351 22 999 0700
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a real treat to be able to visit this architecture marvel by Luis Pedro Silva. The facades are primarily made out of white hexagonal white ceramics. Don’t miss the atrium and the roof top. It was a good 45-minute metro ride from Porto...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

The Cruise Terminal received, in 2017, the award for best public building by the ArchDaily. This building can be visited only at Sundays The entry is in the end of the Matosinhos beach

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

The local population is understandably very proud of their new cruise terminal. It has the potential to put Porto on the map with major cruise lines. Unfortunately most of the immediate surrounding area is pretty run down. They appear to be working on improvements and...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

This building serves as cruise terminal and a sea related scientific research centre, and other support facilities. It deserves a visit for its interesting architecture, formed by a combination of fluid forms that organize the multiple functional areas, aglutinated by a continuos coat of carefully...More

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braystones
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Mike Arran | Reviewed this property |
It's about 15 to 20 minutes in a taxi subject to route and road conditions. However, I would recommend the route 500 bus which has its terminus at the nearby market. You can also board/disembark on Av Serpa Pinto which is... More
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