by Ana Rita
This ancient city gave its name to both Port wine and to the nation of Portugal. Much of its heritage is based on shipping and trade, making it a bustling and passionate city. Porto is also classified as world heritage site. It is Portugal’s second largest city.
Porto beckons with its fantastic architecture where visitors can see examples of Gothic, Baroque, Neoclassical, Renaissance and Roman design in this scenic city built right into granite cliffs at the mouth of the river.