Shopping, City Center


Art Nouveau facades Bookstore Latin and Old Kings Jewellers & Sons, located at the entrance of the street from Batalha Square, right and left, respectively.
Galleries Palladium, at the intersection with Rua Passos Manuel, project architect Marques da Silva, built in 1914 for Warehouses Nascimento, now houses many shops like Fnac and C & A.

Majestic Café, opened in 1921 and today recognized as “public interest” was the meeting place of the fine flower of the intelligentsia Porto, namely Leonardo Coimbra and his disciples, and is today one of the main sights of the street.
Tea Lounge Empire, very close to the Majestic, another historic establishment that opened its doors in 1944.

Grande Hotel do Porto, opened in 1880, is one of the most prestigious hotels in the city. Eca de Queiroz was a frequent guest of this hotel and Teresa Cristina died here, the last empress of Brazil in 1889. In it was also trapped Prime Minister Afonso Costa, in December 1917, during the coup of Sidonius Parents.
Via Catarina shopping mall in the Sonae group, opened in 1996 after one of the largest urban interventions zone, preserving the facade of the former headquarters of the newspaper O Primeiro de Janeiro Porto.

Chapel of St. Catherine of Souls or, at the corner of Rua Fernandes Tomás, built in the early eighteenth century.

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