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Serralves

Porto, Portugal

Extracted from Everybody Loves Porto.

Comprising a park, Art Deco villa and a significant contemporary art gallery – any one of which is worth seeing in its own right, one would be wise to set aside some time for a visit. Perhaps most unexpected is the villa, its salmon pink exterior looking more Miami than Porto, even in winter. Ornamental gardens and water features lead to a farm, complete with grazing longhorn cattle. Throughout the grounds are sculptures large and small, a reminder that at the heart of this complex is Portugal’s most important, and most visited, modern art gallery, hosting several major exhibitions each year.

Serralves

Rua Dom João de Castro 210, 4150-417

Tel: 351 808 200 543

October-March, Tue-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-7pm

April-September, Tue-Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-8pm

Published 9 May 2017

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