Porto is becoming one of the most hype cities in the world when it comes to fashion and design!
But what makes it really special is the local accent: Portuguese design is all about mixing the old and traditional with the latest contemporary trends. To help you find the coolest souvenirs in the city, we made a list of great stores that are all about design and a bit more – delicious food, drinks, great views, good music, cozy atmosphere…
A Vida Portuguesa
One of the bests stores in Porto to buy great original souvenirs! A great variety of typical products with a contemporary twist, ranging from artisanal soaps to the famous Bordalo Pinheiro ceramics. It is located very close to Lello bookshop and the Clérigos tower, in the very heart of the touristic area. This is a place you should not miss!
Address: Rua das Galerias de Paris 20
Hours: Monday to Saturdays, 10 am to 8 pm. Sundays 11 am to 7 pm.
Alambique is a charming place devoted to vintage and design objects. They also have a great selection of books and a coffee shop that serves delicious food! Everything good together in one place, how can you miss it?
Address: Rua Formosa, 214
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm.
This huge store – 1500 m2! – is devoted to art, music, food and culture in general. In Armazém you can buy great vintage objects from the different shops that share that space. The location is also a highpoint: at Miragaia neighborhood, a very typical area in Porto, just in front of the beautiful Alfândega building.
Address: Rua de Miragaia 93
Hours: Monday to Saturday 2:30 pm to 8 pm. Sundays 11 am to 8 pm.
Centro Comercial Bombarda
Located in the heart of the city’s art district, this commercial center has everything, from second-hand clothes to jewelry, home decor and a delicious restaurant (with the best chocolate cake in town!). Sometimes the center hosts an organic market with charming local products.
Address: Rua de Miguel Bombarda 285
Hours: Monday to Saturdays, 12 pm to 8pm.
Beautiful cozy store with handmade and local products. If you’re into green fashion and design this is definitely the place for you! In the words of the owners, Coração Alecrim is all about “Portuguese know-how and expertise: sustainable, always immersed in beauty, simplicity, and love”. We are 100% sure you will fall in love with it!
Address: Travessa de Cedofeita 28
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm.
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