Porto is a city on the northwestern coast of Portugal with majestic bridges and wineries that produce port wine. The medieval Ribeira district is famous for its paved streets with cafes and merchants' houses. The Church of St. Francis is known for its rich baroque furnishings, for which carved gilded wood was used. In Porto, it is worth visiting the Stock Exchange Palace - a building built in the 19th century that was supposed to impress European investors. The population of Porto is 220,000.