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Porto

  1. 1. Porto The city of Porto is known as the Capital City of the North or the Invicta. It is the city that gave the name to Portugal - from very early (c. 200 BC) that are designated for Portus, coming later to become the capital of County Portucalense or Portucale (United which gave the name of Portugal).
  2. 2. Climate <ul><li>The Port is located in an area of temperate climate, with strong influence of Atlantic climate, and therefore is more cool and wet as the other Mediterranean areas. In winter, temperatures averaged between 5 and 14 degrees, and may occasionally drop to 0 degrees during the nights stricter. During this season, rain and strong wind are common, but may be interspersed with extended periods of sunny days. In summer, temperatures averaged between 16 and 27 degrees and may reach up to 40 degrees during the most intense waves of heat, usually in August. This season, the weather is typically sunny, but can be interrupted with nublosos few days or rain. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Culture <ul><li>The city of Porto has many cultural references in the region and nationally. Among the many museums of the city, there is the Museum of Contemporary Art, one of the most visited museums in the country, where works of art of several contemporary artists are also displayed, alongside the typical flora of the northern region of Portugal in the surrounding Parque de Serralves. Casa do Infante, dated from the thirteenth century and which has born the Infante D. Henry is currently the city's medieval museum and archive District. Other places include the museum Casa-Museu Fernando de Castro, Casa-Museu Guerra Junqueiro, Casa-Museu Ortigão Marta Sampaio and Casa-Oficina António Carneiro. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Entertainment <ul><li>The city has more than 10 thousand annual events, from concerts through theaters, exhibitions or festivals with disc-jockeys in one of several famous clubs and bars in the city (Via Fast, Estado Novo, La Movida, Bazaar, El Soner, Act, Mantra, Plan B, House of Books, Vogue, Twins, Pop, Industry, Trintaeum, Cerveja Viva, Passos Manuel, bad habits, Pitch, etc.).. </li></ul><ul><li>However, the biggest event of fun remains the St. John's Harbor, where thousands of people invade the streets of the city from 23 to 24 June. This event is to highlight the sardines, the manjericos with their blocks sanjoaninas, leek, and the hammering of bailaricos parish. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sports <ul><li>The Port has great clubs, the main port of the Football Club and Liverpool Football Club. There are also many smaller clubs, but with social function of great importance. A great loss for the city was the disappearance of the Sport and Trade Salgueiros (area of Paranhos), which disappeared due to financial problems. The Stadium of the Dragon, written by architect Manuel Salgado, is the home of Futebol Clube do Porto. The stadium has been revised several times in international architecture, which was highly praised. Another point where the Port has grown significantly is in tourism and cultural offer. </li></ul>

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