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Famous for its wine, Portugal's second largest city boasts a lovely waterfront and several historical sites and monuments.

Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe. Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale has been referred to as the origin for the name "Portugal", based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. One of Portugal's internationally famous exports, port wine, is named for Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the adegas of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the production and export of the fortified wine.
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  • Serralves Foundation
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  • Livraria Lello & Irmão
  • São Bento Train Station
  • Santa Clara interior
  • Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, Porto
  • Escultor Leopoldo de Almeida, Portugal
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  • The Dom Luís I bridge, Porto
  • Jardim da Palacio de Cristal, Porto
  • Jardim do Infante Dom Henrique, Porto
  • porto castelo do queijo (Cheese Fortress)
  • Opening Float: Puppet Theater
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