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There are many places to visit in Vila Nova de Gaia, a city located in northern Portugal on the left bank of the Douro River. Although many think the city is part of Oporto, it is a totally independent city. 

This city is famous for hosting the Port wine cellars, which are one of the great attractions in Vila Nova de Gaia. Some things to see in Vila Nova de Gaia include monuments such as the Church of Santa Marinha, the Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, and the Capela do Senhor da Pedra, the oldest place of worship in Portugal. In tourist guides you will find more things to do in Vila Nova de Gaia, such as visiting other small monuments and emblematic places of the city. In addition, we recommend that you leave some time for stuff to do in Vila Nova de Gaia such as strolling along the river, boating on the Douro, or visiting some of the famous cellars where port wine is produced.

Still unsure of what to do in Vila Nova de Gaia? One of the most popular Vila Nova de Gaia activities is riding in the colorful wooden boats used to offer tourists romantic journeys along the Douro River. 

On Minube you can read more about the Vila Nova de Gaia attractions so you can make sure you experience as much as possible in this wonderful city.
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