Edificio da Ex-Cadeia e Tribunal da Relação

Edifício da Ex-Cadeia e Tribunal da Relação do Porto

Granite building, dating from 1582, rebuilt in neoclassical style in the year 1767 according to the project of the architect Eugénio dos Santos, on the initiative of João de Almada and Melo and with financing from the General Company of Agriculture of the Vines of Alto Douro.

Between 1999 and 2002 the building underwent restoration work, coordinated by Eduardo Souto de Moura and Humberto Vieira, in order to adapt to the current functions of Portuguese Center of Photography. This has an exhibition center and guided tours of the building are possible.

Location: Largo Amor de Perdição, s / n, 4050-008 Porto
Tel .: +351 220046300
Timetable: Exhibition Center - Portuguese Photo Center Tue-Fri 10:00 a.m.-12: 30/14: 00-18: 00 Sat, Sun, Holidays 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Closed: 1 Jan, Good Friday, 1 May, 25 Dec Guided visits to the building (with prior appointment)