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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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“the river” (27 reviews)
“luis bridge” (9 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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"the river"
in 27 reviews
"luis bridge"
in 9 reviews
"round church"
in 4 reviews
"miradouro da"
in 3 reviews
"cable car"
in 12 reviews
"highest point"
in 2 reviews
"an amazing view"
in 6 reviews
"starting 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
"dom luis"
in 3 reviews
"metro station"
in 2 reviews
"by foot"
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"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"walk up"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank ReadySteadyG0
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 10 May 2018 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 7 May 2018

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 6 May 2018 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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Fee is between 1 to €3.00. Opening hours Tuesday to Sunday (Monday is closed) 9:30 . 18:30. Victor
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