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Rail Station Sao Bento

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Address: Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 200 2722
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This is a great place to visit the tiles on the walls are very special and it gives this station a stand out place, stations are usually boring this one wasn't. We wandered round... read more

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Bedworth Warks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to visit the tiles on the walls are very special and it gives this station a stand out place, stations are usually boring this one wasn't. We wandered round just taking in the whole atmosphere and people watching. Shame the old trains don't go in there.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a unique Train Station. It's entrance Hall has the walls, from top to bottom, completely full of tiles that represent important moments of Portuguese History. Go and visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This monastery was converted into the central train station. Trains from outside of Porto enter a tunnel and come out into this train station. Beautiful steel construction as well as tile decorations in the entrance hall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is impressive to see the huge frescos all around the station’s entrance made of the typical blue tiles. Certainly worthwhile to stop by!

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

São Bento Railway Station (Portuguese: Estação de São Bento) is located in the city of Porto, in Portugal. Inaugurated in 1916, the historical station is known for its tile (azulejo) panels that depict scenes of the History of Portugal. It is located in the Almeida Garret Square, in the centre of the city. It remains in regular use as a railway station, served by trains operated by Comboios de Portugal.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The blue and white tiled scenes covering three of the four walls as you enter from the street are fantastic. Lean against the wall opposite the train platforms and just enjoy looking at them. Free. The station is also conveniently located and the train to the main railway station at Campanaha is free with a ticket for an onward journey... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of tiles and historical scenes to walk around. Bought ticket here for Guimares and saw the photos for the exhibition celebrating the station anniversary. Fascinating.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The entrance with the blue tile murals is stunning. Also recommend to photograph the exterior of the building when it is illuminated at night. Located half a block from the Intercontinental hotel and Praca Liberdade it was very easy to walk over with luggage and take a pleasant train ride, one stop to the Campanha station where we switched to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a truly unique building... A must see! The place is artistic and you will regret not seeing it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the staion but did not use the train. Station is in the center of town, convenient to the tourist area. Station was clean and bright. The ceramic tile murals in the station are absolutely lovely, and worth a visit on their own.

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