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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very impressive tile-work stretching high up to the ceiling. Loved some of the detail such as the old lady bending over to pick some coins up. Didn't see any unsavoury characters hanging around which makes a change for city railway stations. Well kept and clean.

Thank Richard_By_Name
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had heard that this train station was special and it lived up to its reputation. The time pictures are the largest we have ever seen. They are huge and very impressive. The station is well worth a stop when in Porto.

Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Is a super clean and well decorated train station. I would suggest to stop by for a couple of pictures, it worth it!

Thank SaraInWonderland_13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Take some time to have a good look at the tile work and the transport history in the main hall regardless of whether you are travelling on a train.

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not your average train station! Great tile work and back stories behind the pictures. Google the story and look for the mistake in the tile mural with the young girls...its an interesting fix by the artist.

Thank stargazer1119
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful station, every wall has a story laid out in beautiful tiles the ceiling is spectacular as well. Just inside where the platforms are you will find a miniature replica of the station

Thank GlobeTrotting258558
Reviewed 5 days ago

obviously, most tourists come to Sao Bento to see the beautiful tile work, but more importantly, for me, was finding a place to exchange dollars to euros. None of the banks in Porto would exchange money unless one had an account there. The currency exchange...More

Thank pick_jeremy
Reviewed 5 days ago

This railway station is worth a visit even if you are not going anywhere by train. All the walls are coverred with beautiful traditional blue tiles which are part of the history.

Thank lprocopio
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must see when you are in Porto. The walls are beautiful and are part of this historic city. It is more like a gallery than a train station

Thank amqhamilton
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply amazing Spend time appreciating the city history painted by hand on tiles. Visit a wonderful city

Thank Acacio D
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amylouCumbria
2 October 2018|
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Response from wendyurquia | Reviewed this property |
No. I was there yesterday and there was no Time Out market there to be seen. Can’t see how that would work at the site, TBH. Perhaps near it, but inside it would be a travesty - in my humble opinion :) If you’re after a... More
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Han Z
4 August 2017|
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Response from Laurentia21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I can remember the switch at Campanha was free. There are clear signs when you stop on the track where to go underneath the rail to the other side of the track. It was free because we didn't exit the station but merely... More
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frederick p
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Response from venicefish | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We saw many taxis. Apologies for the late reply.
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