After visiting the station, reach the city center. You can either have a long walk or take the water way. Visit the Monument Church of St. Francis. It's Porto's 15th-century Gothic church designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Just beside the Monument Church of St. Francis, lies Porto's old stock exchange Palácio da Bolsa, which was built in 1832. You have to go in order to comprehend the richness of the sculpture, decorative carvings, plasterwork, frescos, chandeliers and tiles.The stuccoed Moorish Revival Salão Árabe is almost overwhelming, while the monumental Pátio das Nações courtyard is lit by an octagonal metal and glass roof. It is open from Sun - Sat from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM.
Have some lunch
in the neighborhood, and then spend some time relaxing.
The next part of the day is a must-see attraction in Porto, especially for those who appreciate architecture and music. Casa da Música is a concert hall designed by the famous Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. Modern architecture adds a different edge to the city. The institution's program is dynamic and very innovative, presenting "from classical music to the forefront of urban trends". You should definitely treat yourself with a ticket
for any concert and also join a guided trip conducted to explore the building's architecture. The tours happen on a daily basis in Portuguese and in English, at 10am and at 4pm and it costs 7,50€ per person. You can also enjoy the restaurant on the top floor of Casa da Música or grab a coffee in the artist's bar. Get back to the hotel and stay overnight.