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Palacio da Bolsa

Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
+351 22 339 9000
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National Monument, located in the historical centre of the City, classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Palacio da Bolsa, built by the Porto Commercial Association on the ruins of the Saint Francis Convent, has become by excellence the Porto city’s drawing room, welcoming the most illustrious visitors, amongst which are Monarchs, Presidents and Ministers from almost every country, transforming this building into the most visited monument in the northern Portugal.
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  • Average8%
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Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
+351 22 339 9000
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the English tour of the Palacio in the afternoon. This place is a very popular tourist stop for hundreds of tourists, so booking a tour in advance is required. The English guide was very charming and had lots of information, but at times...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed yesterday

This place was only accessible by guided tour but fortunately we had an English only tour which was very refreshing and good.

Thank 003Kiwis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful building that houses the stock exchange and chamber of commerce. Beautiful tiled floors. Was surprised to learn that a couple of the chambers were constructed with plaster made to look like wood! I especially liked the room decorated with Moorish elements-beautiful!

Thank LVB0789
Reviewed 3 days ago

A glimpse inside another era. Beautiful architecture and stunning craftsmanship. Loved the art work. You may want to be flexible as tickets for specific times fill up quickly.

Thank Marty H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were whisked through the palace in 30 minutes with a couple of groups ahead and behind ours of around 50 people, so not much time to take it all in except for the Arab Room (stunning in its opulence) where our guide stopped for...More

Thank justjans
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were touring Porto with Portuguese friends enjoying great food and visiting beautiful cathedrals when we came across the Palacio da Bolsa. The entry fee made us think twice before going in but we took a chance and went inside. We were not disappointed! One...More

Thank Juanmt2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

This heritage building continues to serve today as the Chamber of Commerce for Porto, and once housed its stock exchange. The interior of the building, its rooms and its furnishings are gorgeous, and the 30-minute tour is well worth the time and the relatively low...More

Thank icopnick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Private enterprise through the Guilds are here showing off their wealth and importance. Huge rooms with ornate ceilings,a grand courtyard and staircase and a 'mock' Moorish ' ballroom which is rather crass. Too much money and not enough taste for my liking! Maybe worth the...More

Thank peterakeam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The brief tour is interesting. The English tour happens every hour and slots fill up fast. The bronze chandeliers, the beautiful parquet floors and the detail in the Arab room are all worth a look.

Thank Stefanie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice building in the historic centre, 8,5euro the entrance with a brief guided tour. The arabic room has a wow factor. The rest very nice but nothing too special. Worth the visit

Thank Savvas P
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Janet N
4 February 2016|
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Response from WaldoOReilly |
Hi Janet, In April, the Palacio da Bola is opened 09:00 - 18:30. You can only visit taking the guided tour (8€ pp). For that, you need to send them an e-mail requesting a reservation (they will confirm quickly). The visit... More
6 February 2015|
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Response from AdrianoBarretoRamos | Reviewed this property |
Hello David, Better than public transport is walking, and crossing the river on D. Luis bridge, a lovely iron engineering piece. It takes you lesse than 20 minutes, from the mais Port Wine Cellars. POrto as a nice daily... More