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City Walls

This is a section of the second Belt of city walls, it dates from the 14th Century, and there were... read more

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Andrew R
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Great walk

The walk alone the route of the stretch of wall is beautiful in parts due to the stunning view of... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Brattyhands
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a section of the second Belt of city walls, it dates from the 14th Century, and there were originally 4 main gates and a number of smaller entrances, it was repaired in the 1920, and is well worth looking out for when in...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across the Muralha Fernandina shortly after exiting the funicular railway at the top station. Our attention was first drawn to the area when we noticed the rectangular watchtowers and fortifications, so we went over to take a closer look. Origins date back to...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Muralhas are open right now and there are many fascinating walks up and down from the Douro River. They are well worth checking out both for historical and for aesthetic reasons!

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I went up to see the Muralhas, but it was closed for renovation, so I saw only the outside walls. Muralhas Fernandinas is the name by which it became known the medieval waist of walls of Porto of which only small parts survived until our...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The walk alone the route of the stretch of wall is beautiful in parts due to the stunning view of the river. The history of this 14th Century wall can be found along the way, with shield shaped info points. Well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Not that many people know of this gem. Well, maybe when tourists walk the upper part of Dom Luis Primero bridge they see a few people up on these walls... The entrance is located at Bolhao, Largo Primero do Dezembro, left from Igreja Santa Clara......More

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