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Rail Station Sao Bento

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Address: Praca Almeida Garrett, Porto 4000-069, Portugal
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What it makes this train station unique is the interior of the hall. Covered with blue tiles from top to bottom. It's a must.

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Ilias K
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What it makes this train station unique is the interior of the hall. Covered with blue tiles from top to bottom. It's a must.

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Thank Ilias K
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I saw this station on the TV but I did not imagine that it was like that. Of course, the prettiest entrance of this beautiful city. If you arrive to Campanha station I strongly recommend you to get to Sao Bento by commuter train

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When you first enter the Sao Bento train station you won't think that it is actually a train station. It is beautifully designed and the art work in the interior is very beautiful and unique.

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new york city
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We didn't travel by train, we came to see the tiles. Gorgeous murals and seemed to be an easy usable train system.

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Thank lashell627
Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An interesting history of the building. The interior is covered with scenes from Portuguese history. An excellent starting point for sightseeing.

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Thank Tomislav O
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sao Bento station is located in the middle of Porto. From there trains as well as the Porto tram will quickly take you to places within and around Porto. However best at Sao Bento station is the tiles at the walls of the station displaying scenries from the past. A beautiful sight, worth watching even if you are not taking... More 

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Thank Jörg B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This rail station has a beautiful tiled foyer depicting the history of the city. It also has an information office, ticket office, café, shop luggage lockers and toilets. Trains depart from here to places such as Braga, Guimaraes, Aveiro etc.

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Thank Alison0211
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very busy place when we visited. The interior was amazing with the huge tile images on the walls of the hall. Wonderful interior so much history.

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Thank Jill E
Penticton, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tiles are handmade and tell history of Porto. Gorgeous to look at. It's also a great central location to store luggage for the day. It has large lockers in a bright, clean area. Little tip...take a photo of your locker receipt. You need the code to open your locker. It saved us as we lost the reception slip. From... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Another research before left uk. Had quick look first day. Kept inside for a rainy day, as forcast rain later... Went back another day to take pictures. Personally I could spend hours taking pictures. But sat in the cafe had coffee, while hubby went else where. Hey the four day break is a break after all.... paid 50 cents for... More 

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