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Matosinhos

Your neighbourhood guide

Welcome to Matosinhos

Porto, Portugal

The best thing about Matosinhos? The beach. This neighbourhood built on the cost north from Porto has a fantastic beach where you can enjoy the sunny days swimming in the ocean or just have a beer in one of the bars by the end of the day. During weekends it is common to see people with their bikes or roller-skating in the recently built promenade.
In Matosinhos you can find fantastic restaurants with fresh fish and shellfish. Sit down over a good Douro Wine and enjoy a nice local meal.
Her you will find many parks where you can go for a stroll or relax, such as the Jardim Senhor do Padrão, Parque Basílio Teles and Parque da Cidade. The area has good transportation connections allowing you to explore the centre of Porto as well as reach several of the Universities in the area.

The neighbours

Most of the people living here work in Porto.

You'll fall in love with

The beach is a good scenario for any occasion.

Interesting points

She Changes is a famous sculpture, make by Janet Echelman to honour the fisherman from Matosinhos and Porto. It is located at the intersection of the two areas.

The lifestyle

Close to Porto, there is always something to do here.