The Rua Santa Caterina is the most important shopping street in Oporto. It is a pedestrian street which is closed to traffic.
Along the Rua Caterina you will find the Mercado Bolhao which is a lively market with many shops to delight the market lover.
There are many clothing stores, restaurants and cafes along the street.
One of them is the elegant Majestic Cafe established in 1921. It was a favorite meeting place for artists and writers.For a time it was
abandoned when tea rooms fell out of favor but was restored to its former glory and reopened in 1994.
The pastries are excellent and will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.
Take time out from your sightseeing and shopping to just sit with a cup of tea and a pastry, or, perhaps, a cool drink. Enjoy the surroundings and chill out.
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Majestic Cafe, one of Portugal's most famous cafes
Might be one of Portugal’s most famous cafes with a beautiful interior, Majestic Cafe is one of the best historic cafes in Europe and one of the most beautiful ones in the World. The façade, same as the interior, enlightened the street with its Art Nouveau decoration, designed by architect João Queiroz. It has a great atmosphere and not only a touristic attraction. Come with your cameras because pictures are allowed but also sit down for a coffee and a Portugese cake.