A tribute to the region and the traditionally hardworking people of North Portugal, every pair of Catarina Martins bears the label "Shoes made in region of Oporto". Catarina Martins suppliers and manufacturing partners are hand picked in the region of Oporto for their many decades of genuine craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).
800 YEARS OF THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE The 280 million Portuguese speakers around the world celebrate 800 years of their language today. The first official document in Portuguese was written on June 1214 for King Afonso II.
Porto -D.Luis I Bridge upper deck is occupied by a light rail system (Metro do Porto), the pedestrian walkway on the lower deck offers great views on the historic center of Porto, the Port wine caves of Gaia and the river Douro.