We saw this rail station in a walking boot that we did looking at the historic area. On one day trip you can hit many many of the buildings monasteries and historical and sites. We did not do a tour bus prefer to walk around...More
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Even if you dont intend to take a train just go to have a look at the fantastic tiled forecourt area, you wont be dissapointed and maybe like me you will wonder why our stations cannot be as impressive.
The most picturesque railway station in Portugal, even more than Santa Apolónia railway station in Lisbon. I think São Bento is incomparably more beautiful than its Lisbon counterpart. Nevertheless, be aware of annoying beggars and dubious people, which, anyway, is the norm at any major...More
Have a look in the station concourse. Fantastic murals made from tiles. Typical European railway station with beggars and dodgy characters. Visit in the day.
Upon our travels in Porto, approaching the Douro River, we came across the Sao Bento Train Station. Truly worthwhile to just walk in and take a peak at some beautiful architecture and tremendous tiled walls.