Sao Bento Train Station

Sao Bento Train Station

The Sao Bento Train Station is located in the city of Porto, in Portugal. Inaugurated in 1916, the classical
station is known for its tile panels that depict scenes of the history of Portugal. It is located in the Almeida
Garret Square, in the center of the city.

The most notable aspect of Sao Bento Station is the large, magnificent tile panels in the vestibule. Around
20,000 celadon tiles, date from 1905-1916 and are the work of Jorge Colaco, a Portuguese painter specially
known for his works as azulejo tile painter, alluding to the history of transport and Portugal cover most of
the atrium.

Sao Bento railway station at dusk

(L) Sao Bento railway station and a cute newsstand (R) Exterior of Sao Bento railway station

A magnificent tile work seen on the wall of station

A station hall of Sao Bento, Porto

A plateform of Sao Bento, Porto

(L) A commuter train is waiting for departure (R) A public telephone at the station

(L) Passengers are watching a departure board. (R) A commuter rail train at the rail-end

(L) A magnificent tile panel is showing the history of Portuguese farmers' life. The tiles number 20 thousand,
dated from 1905 -1916.
(R) A guidance board around the station

Trains arrive here and depart to the major cities of the north of Portugal, while the service to Lisbon is at
Campanha Station, which is easily reached by Metro from the center of Porto, including from Sao Bento Station.

(L) A route map of a commuter train shown above the train door (R) The rail track will soon enter a tunnel after departure.

A plateform, signal and tunnel at the Sao Bento station

(L) A prop of the station roof is as of early 1900 (R) The central plateform of Sao Bentro station

(L) An automatic bending machine for railway ticket (M) An interior of the train (R) Outside approach to the Sao Bentro station
Photographed in May, 2010.


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The article was written in May, and photographs were taken in April-May, 2010、
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