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Porto is one of the The 46 Places to Go in 2013 according to the New York Times

Município do Porto CC BY-NC-SA

According to the New York Times, "Porto is a place worthy of Porto's vintages at table wine prices.

New boutique hotels and restaurants, like the Yeatman, dramatically perched above the Douro River featuring Porto’s first Michelin-starred restaurant, have brought a fresh burnish to this Unesco-protected city where labyrinthine narrow streets, ancient buildings and black-cloaked students inspired a young English tutor who lived here in the early 1990s named J. K. Rowling. The financial downturn doesn’t detract from the town’s most prominent industry — port wine — which can be sampled in the cellars of Sandeman, Graham’s or Taylor-Fladgate with a terraced restaurant, on the Douro’s south bank. — Finn-Olaf Jones"

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