Porto

São Bento Railway Station

  Praça de Almeida Garrett     more than a year ago
Portugal’s most beautiful railway station? The prettiest train terminus in Europe? São Bento is an integral part of the discussion. Another UNESCO World Heritage Site in a city full of the things, the station was opened in 1916 and is best known for the gorgeous azulejo tiles that adorn its interior, shimmering blue pieces of artistic magic that have caused many a traveller to miss their train. There are more than 20,000 tiles here, each as striking as the last

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