Ponte de Dom Luís
Consisting of two metal decks, which were intended to make the road connection between Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto, this bridge measures 395 meters in length and 8 meters in width, comprising 5.5 meters of carriageway and 1.25 meters meters of walkways. This construction, designed by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, was one of the largest works in the road plan carried out by the monarch Luís I.
Sobre o Rio Douro
- Historical bridges
Monuments near Ponte de Dom Luís
Capela de Nossa Senhora do Ó
Originally devoted to the Senhora da Piedade, it also welcomed the Senhora do Ó, a pregnant Virgin, when the chapel where it used to be was destroyed. The Fron…
Edifício do Instituto do Vinho do Porto
Built to be the Banco Comercial do Porto, in 1843, it was sold in 1935 and became the headquarters of the Instituto do Vinho do Porto, manager and supervisor i…
Casa do Infante / Museu da Cidade
Built in the XIV century, this is a building with various floors and an arcade structure. It has several medieval and Manueline vestiges. The “façade” was enri…
Centro Histórico do Porto
The Ribeira is most likely the most tourist city of Porto. And there are many reasons that give it that status: the proximity of the River, the views of the br…
Chafariz do Cubo
The most known monument of Ribeira is from José Rodrigues. It is a fountain which has a huge bronze cube at the centre.