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Majestic: From “Bélle Époque” to the present

Porto, Portugal

On December 17, 1921 by the architect João Queiroz, opened a luxury cafe with the name of Elite, located on Santa Catarina street, the most central location in the city. More than a cafe, Majestic tells the story from Porto. Porto in the twenties, political gatherings and the debate of ideas. The port of the “Bélle Époque”, of writers and artists.

More than a Café, the Majestic presents a new face with resitles of poetry, piano concerts, art exhibitions, promoting new writers.

Um século de história

Em 17 de Dezembro de 1921 pela autoria do Arquitecto João Queiroz, abriu um luxuoso café com o nome de Elite, situado na rua Santa Catarina, o local mais central da cidade. Mais do que um café, o Majestic conta a história do Porto. O Porto dos anos vinte, das tertúlias políticas e do debate de ideias. O Porto da “Bélle Époque”, dos escritores e dos artistas.

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