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Serra do Pilar Viewpoint

Largo de Aviz | Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-329, Portugal
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“luis bridge” (10 reviews)
“the river” (28 reviews)
“round church” (4 reviews)
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Largo de Aviz | Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-329, Portugal
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"luis bridge"
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"the river"
in 28 reviews
"round church"
in 4 reviews
"miradouro da"
in 3 reviews
"cable car"
in 12 reviews
"highest point"
in 2 reviews
"viewing point"
in 2 reviews
"porto city"
in 4 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 2 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 4 reviews
"an amazing view"
in 4 reviews
"metro station"
in 3 reviews
"walk up"
in 3 reviews
"dom luis"
in 3 reviews
"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 2 reviews
"port houses"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view overlooking the river and Porto. So high up you can see the entire city. Porto is a magical place and one of my favorites in Portugal!

Thank Paolo182002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From this viewpoint you can see several bridges, downtown Porto and all the wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.

Thank Rafael P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal view of downtown Porto! A very picturesque area worth visiting during the daytime and also at night.

Thank nhlfan91
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Walk up from the Jardim do Morro metro station/gardens to gain some extra height for great panoramic views up and down the river. View the D. Luis bridge from above and the old city of Porto on the north side of the river. Good for...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

When you get up to this viewpoint there will be some great views of several bridges. But mostly you will have some great views of the historic centre of Porto with Ponte D. Luis in front. In my opinion some of the most beautiful views...More

Thank high_low73
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The hike isn’t too hard and it’s beautiful to walk from the center across the bridge and it the hill for the panoramic views. Surprisingly the day we did this was beautiful and yet it was not too crowded.

Thank Aaron G
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This can be accessed by foot or cable car and offers a lovely view across Porto from villa nova de gaia

Thank Vanessa F
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

From here, you delight your eyes with an amazing view to Porto down town, Douro River and it's end, towards the Atlantic Ocean.

Thank hpalves
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The 16th century former convent is now a military barracks. Cross the Dom Luis I Bridge and walk up and get a breathtaking view over the city walls. It’s free and unforgettable.

Thank Russ L
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We crossed over the Dom Luis bridge into Vila Nova de Gaia then went up to this viewing point to get even better views of the river and the bridge itself. It's free and open to the public as it's basically part of a parking...More

Thank BritFoodie
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Fee is between 1 to €3.00. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday (Monday is closed) 9:30 . 18:30. Victor
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