Porto City Hall

Porto, Portugal

Porto City Hall with a monumental tower is one of Porto’s landmarks. Even though the construction started in 1920, it was not finished until 1957. The building consists of six floors. The clock tower, 70 meters high, is accessible by a staircase of 180 steps. The interior, made of marble and granite, is richly decorated.


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Founded: 1920-1957
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Portugal


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Alexandra Dumitru (2 months ago)
Visited only the exterior but the architecture is quite impressive
Vinícius Otaviano (2 months ago)
The construction of the monumental City Hall of Porto started in 1920. It was inaugurated in 1957. The architect is Correia da Silva. The building has on its facade important elements like the Coat of Arms of Porto, not the official one, which we see in the hall, but the one that carries the Heart of the greatest hero of the Invicta city and also of it's people: indomitable and immortal. It's definitely one of the most beautiful buildings in Porto.
Fábio Arcanjo (3 months ago)
Beautiful architecture. We were lucky to see a free exposition and the inside of the building.
Eduardo Carvalheiro (6 months ago)
Impressive city Hall, once you see it you see how much it dominates the view, even with huge buildings and apartments in the surrounding areas it captures your eyes.
Karin Tarasov (9 months ago)
The most impressive city hall I have seen. A must visit point in Porto. I recommend getting here early in the morning, otherwise there is a line to take a picture near the sign. Near the city hall there are a lot of nice cafes to sit in and start the day especially since most of the hotels and apartments are near or on the street of the city hall.
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