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1. It’s easy to see Porto is nothing special.

2. Its streets are too steep to even think about traveling there.

3. And why would you want to visit stores with traditional Portuguese products and designs?

A Vida Portuguesa store. Photo: Disquecool

4. Not to speak about those old art decó cafés, serving coffee since the 20s. They’re probably dusty.

Café Majestic. Photo: António Amen

5. You don’t understand why it’s been chosen the world’s best under-the-radar romantic destination.

6. Street art? You won’t be fooled, that’s just vandalism.

Photo: r2hox

7. And you hate cities full of churches.

8. You’re not paying a hotel room to spend the night drinking in the coolest bars.

Photo: Yellow.cat

9. The last thing you want is to discover a city from a historic tram.

Photo: Chris Owen

10. And you’re definitely not crossing the bridge to Vila Nova de Gaia. You’d end up too tired.

Ponte Luiz I. Photo: Laura Suarez

11. It’s not worthy to cross just to take a selfie with the river on the background.

Photo: Ana Bulnes

12. Not even to visit their Porto wine cellars (and taste it afterwards).

Sandeman Wine Cellars. Photo: Alejandro Forero Cuervo

13. And what about that obsession with tiles? Everything is covered in tiles, from churches…

Photo: Chris Owen

14. …to train stations. Was it really necessary to depict the History of Portugal like that ?

São Bento railway station. Photo: Ana Bulnes

15. You’ve seen enough cathedrals in your life.

16. And you’re definitely not traveling that far to visit a bookstore.

Livraria Lello e Irmão. Photo: Michał Huniewicz

17. You don’t like old things, but this is a bit too modern. Why is the Casa da Música upside down?

Casa da Música. Photo: Jose Hidalgo

18. And you don’t share the fascination photographers and painters have for all those clothes hung out to dry. You know you wouldn’t even look at them.

Photo: Ana Bulnes.