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Palacio da Bolsa

Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
+351 22 339 9013
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National Monument, located in the historical centre of the City, classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Palacio da Bolsa, built by the Porto Commercial Association on the ruins of the Saint Francis Convent, has become by excellence the Porto city’s drawing room, welcoming the most illustrious visitors, amongst which are Monarchs, Presidents and Ministers from almost every country, transforming this building into the most visited monument in the northern Portugal.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Rua Ferreira Borges S/N, Porto 4050-253, Portugal
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+351 22 339 9013
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"stock exchange"
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"guided tour"
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"arabic room"
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"chamber of commerce"
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"stock market"
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"interesting history"
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"worth a visit"
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"nice building"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great museum to visit. Cost only 9 euros for guided tour and the guide was excellent. We learned a lot and for those loving architecture and history it is to be recommended. Book your visit on time.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A short and concise visit in an interesting building. Worth it and recommended. Just note - this is not free entry. It is only by guided tour and when it is sold out (50 people max) you can't get any more tickets and have to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Tours are compiled by language. Stop by, check the board for the next tour in your language and sign up. I had to wait an hour for my tour so I visited the church next door in the meantime, which worked out perfectly. The price...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the palace in the morning and was told the guided tour starts at 1:30, we went next door to see the church first , so we don’t waste any time waiting around. The guided tour was well worth the visit as we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolute con....€9 each for a guided tour which they struggle to extend to 40 mins. An interesting staircase, a courtroom with good paintings and a final splendid room a bit like Brighton pavilion. But €9 euros .......please for 4 or 5 rooms with hardly any...More

Thank Paolo4Ski
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Sérgio F, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Palacio da Bolsa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, We are truly sorry that you did not enjoy the tour of the Palácio da Bolsa. The entrance fee of €9,00 pay for a guided tour that takes you through the Hall of Nations, Noble Staircase, Court Room, Ancient Presidents Room, Telegraph Room, Eiffel...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We included visiting Palacio Bolsa in our plan before coming to Porto and weren't sorry about that. The halls impress by rich furniture and fine paintings of the Portugese artists.The Arab hall decorated in Moorish style looks fabulous.It's used for state receptions in Porto One...More

1  Thank marinalion2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They use the building sometimes for exhibitions and there is no entry, but normally you just buy a ticket and wait for the guide in the language of your choice. We had a group of about 20 waiting before the guide showed up at the...More

1  Thank AntarcticBound
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ornate former stock exchange. Mosaics, plaster wood look wall, Islamic room. Big walk up steps inside to second level.

1  Thank charleskP2468RA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing buildings in Porto. So much history, so well preserved, its like going back in time. A must see!!!

1  Thank LUCILA T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour for the next day, so got our tickets in advance. An interesting building, from what it was used for, what it is still used for and from an architectural point of view. The tour took around 45 minutes. As the building...More

Thank Abicam
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Achaya_I
22 June 2018|
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Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Just turned up and booked the English language tour which started 2 hours later. Very interesting, worth doing.
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magedit24
19 June 2018|
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Response from JandBPGB | Reviewed this property |
I contacted the Palacio on line and was advised that securing a pre-booking was not possible.My understanding is that the tickets are sold at the Palacio, with tours in different languages run on a schedule determined each... More
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swiss0723
8 November 2017|
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Response from Fabiola M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the counter If I remember correctly the Tour in English is at 130 but it is season n tickets could be tight I’ll recommend come to Bolsa and get your tickets If You miss that English slot which is... More
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