The Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa) is located on Porto's historical centre and it is one of the most important and visited monuments with a famous and unique Arabian Room as the highlight of the building. This building is a National Monument and the headquarters for the Commercial Association of Porto.
Visit this marvelous building of the 19th century who has 19 beautiful rooms with private functions and that was the first stock exchange place in Porto.
Get to know the Arabian Salon, a dazzling gold room that will enchant you.
Discover the secrets about the architecture and history of this building.
Enter the place where traders and merchants sold commodities and securities in the19th century.
Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.
There are visits every 45 minutes. You just have to join the next group in which your language is available.
R. de Ferreira Borges without number
Winter schedule: 09h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 17h30 (01.11 to 31.03)
Summer schedule: 09h00 - 18h30 (01.04 to 31.10)
Welcome to the Stock Exchange Palace, a 19th century majestic building owned by the Porto Commercial Association and located in front of the Praça do Infante D. Henrique.
The predominant style of the palace is the British Neoclassical, and Palladian style, present, especially, in the search for perfect symmetry in all the building’s volume while the interiors are known for their great artistic variety. Great names of late 19th and early 20th centuries Portuguese Arts collaborated in its decoration, as Marques da Silva, Soares dos Reis, Lopes Teixeira, António Ramalho, Henrique Medina, among others.
The highlight of this place is the Arabian Room – a beautiful gilded ballroom decorated in Moorish Revival style, an amazing combination of western and eastern influences which will take your breath away. This room was designed by the architect Gustavo Adolfo Gonçalves de Sousa, who had as inspiration the Alhambra Palace. Nowadays, the Arabian Room is used for music concerts.
Cancellations less than 48 hours or no show, a fee of 100% will be charge.
No cancellation fee if you cancel until 48 hours prior to the activity date.