3 dishes you must try in Porto
Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal (after the capital, Lisbon) and one of the most beautiful cities in the Iberian Peninsula. Located along the mouth of the Douro River in northern Portugal, The centre of Porto is one of the oldest in Europe and the core of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996, as the “Historic Center of Porto, Luiz I Bridge and Serra do Pilar Monastery”. Port wine, one of Portugal’s most famous exports, gets its name from Porto, because the city, specifically the cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, was in charge of packaging, transporting, and exporting the wine. But Porto is not only known for its wine, but also for its unique culinary tradition. The city (like the rest of Portugal) is a paradise for food lovers, and there are many traditional dishes that have their origins here and are really worth trying if you visit the city. We singled out three dishes that can make your visit to the city special.