Massarelos is a neighbourhood in Porto that includes parts of the city's old downtown, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Some of the faculties of University of Porto are located here, like Faculdade de Farmácia and Faculdade de Direito, attracting many students to the area. Besides, here you will have many amenities that include supermarkets, cafes. In Massarelos you will merge in the city life like a local, and enjoy the art galleries and shops at Miguel Bombarda. Other landmarks of Massarelos, include Porto's main Custom House, Rosa Mota sports hall and a fish market.
Locals and students.
The Museu do Carro Eléctrico - Tram Museum.
With the amazing location.
Experience life like a local.
Porto is a city with character. Studying in Porto is all about living and loving that work-hard, party-hard spirit. From the welcoming weeks (so-called Praxe) to celebrating graduation at the Queima das Fitas, student traditions embrace this.
Eat the best sandwich in the world - the Francesinha - try the famous local Port wine, and enjoy the student spots such as Ribeira and Piolho with your friends, or just meeting new people.
If you’re going to study here, we have apartments in Porto for Erasmus and other international students.