This will take you all of five minuets to walk around and is a must. The paintings that are done in tiles are fabulous. Very centrally located, so step in and take a peek. It's free. It's a working train stain.
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There is a reason that this station is on the list of things one must see in Porto. It had the most lovely mosaic tiles and best of all it had a money exchange office for my friend who needed Euros. Do not miss it....More
This station is in the center of old Porto, and is easy to access from the city, and easy to use for transit. The tiles in the main lobby are amazing and well worth a trip to see.
Really, this place was spectacular - the painted tiles in the main entrance were gorgeous! And the entire train station is just very well maintained and so charming.
Not even the exterior look much like a RR station but wait until you see the inside. It is stunningly amazing with the Azulejo (Portuguese Tile) decorations. Not just one wall, it's all around you depicting important moments from the history of Portugal. This is...More
Visited the large entrance porch to admire the beautiful tiles. Well worth crossing the busy roads to get there. Considered using it when departing Porto but connections to stations with inter-city services were infrequent.
The much-larger-than-life tile work inside the Sao Bento Station is beautiful. Take your time to look at the panels, section by section. They tell a fascinating story about the country's history and its many agricultural and wine-growing traditions. This is definitely one of the highlights...More