Discover Jewish Quarter – Private Walking Tour in Porto
Explore the Jewish heritage and the vibrant Jewish quarter of Porto on this three-hour walking tour. Begin at the Porto Cathedral, a significant religious site that sets the stage for your cultural journey. Walk through the historic Ribeira Square, immersing yourself in the bustling atmosphere and admiring the colorful facades. Continue to the Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Vitória, a beautiful Baroque church that showcases Porto’s architectural prowess. Witness the Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória, a former Benedictine monastery adorned with stunning frescoes and intricate choir stalls. As you wander through the narrow streets, pass by the Postigo do Carvão, a remnant of the medieval city walls and take a leisurely stroll along the Passeio das Virtudes, a serene garden offering panoramic views of the city and the Douro River. Finally, reach the Miradouro da Vitória, a viewpoint where you can marvel at the panoramic vistas of Porto’s historic center.
- Professional local tour guide
Route & Duration
The Porto Cathedral, also known as Sé do Porto, is a symbol of the city's religious and historical significance. Built in the 12th century, it combines different architectural styles, including Romanesque and Gothic. The cathedral houses important religious relics and offers stunning views of Porto from its terrace. (Outside visit)
Ribeira Square is a lively and colorful square located along the banks of the Douro River. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and represents the historical heart of Porto. The square is surrounded by historic buildings, restaurants, and cafes, offering visitors a glimpse into the city's vibrant atmosphere and cultural heritage.
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Vitória
The Church of Nossa Senhora da Vitória is a beautiful Baroque church in Porto. Its ornate interior, intricate details, and religious artwork make it a significant cultural and historical landmark in the city. (Outside visit)
Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória
The Monastery of São Bento da Vitória is a former Benedictine monastery that dates back to the 16th century. It features stunning architectural details and is renowned for its magnificent choir stalls and frescoes. The monastery's historical and cultural value lies in its religious importance and architectural beauty. (Outside visit)
Postigo do Carvão
Postigo do Carvão is one of the remaining gates of Porto's medieval city walls. It serves as a reminder of the city's historical fortifications and offers a glimpse into its defensive past. The gate holds historical and cultural significance as part of Porto's architectural heritage.
Passeio das Virtudes
Passeio das Virtudes is a beautiful garden located on a hillside in Porto. It offers a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle and provides panoramic views of Porto and the Douro River. The garden's lush greenery and serene atmosphere make it a popular spot for relaxation and leisure.
Chafariz do anjo
Chafariz do Anjo is a charming angel fountain located near the Porto Cathedral. It is a delightful example of the city's decorative public fountains and adds to the overall charm and character of the area.
Miradouro da Vitória
Miradouro da Vitória is a viewpoint that offers breathtaking panoramic views of Porto's historic center, the Douro River, and the surrounding landscape. It is a popular spot for visitors to admire the city's beauty and capture memorable photographs.
In front of Porto Cathedral
(Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto, Portugal) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.