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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“luis bridge” (9 reviews)
“the river” (25 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"
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"round church"
in 4 reviews
"miradouro da"
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"highest point"
in 2 reviews
"cable car"
in 11 reviews
"free access"
in 2 reviews
"an amazing view"
in 5 reviews
"starting point"
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"porto city"
in 4 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 2 reviews
"metro station"
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"both sides"
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"dom luis"
in 2 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"port wine cellars"
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"guided tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just walk around and enjoyed the view if you are in Porto you need to walk it Bit over crowded and full of “ let’s take a selfy” people But absolutely recommended

1  Thank György S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're wanting to get the best views of the bridge and Porto itself, then this is the place to do it from. I visited during both the day and night and would highly recommend anyone else to do the same. It's free to visit...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be there during the evening to catch the sunset. Grap with You some wine, cheese, ham, snacks or whatever You like best. It will be great and romantic.

Thank Pawel S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

You got and excellent view over the Douro river and the city of Porto. Take a ride on the cable trolley and walk up here to take some nice pictures

Thank Timo B
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Amazing view to the sea or to the river. Also you have great view from Porto and from Gaia. You must try to enjoy the pleaser

Thank dinarodrigues65
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We walked across the bridge to get to a gondola. We took the gondola down to the Port houses. It was a wonderful view of Porto.

Thank RAY S
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I have been there during Redbull Air Race. The point features a great view on the city, the river and up to the sea.

Thank Francesc0_R82
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We walled up the hill to spent some time at this viewing point during sunset. It was worth the climb! Nice vieuw of the bridge and the Douro

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is just a short walk from the far side of the upper tier of the Luis 1 bridge and provides a great platform for views and photographs of the city, the river Duoro and the Cais da Ribeira.

1  Thank NeilSK
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mash66
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Response from VictorPires | Reviewed this property |
Fee is between 1 to €3.00. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday (Monday is closed) 9:30 . 18:30. Victor
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