Ponte de Dom Luís

The Dom Luís Bridge has two metallic roadways, which were meant to connect the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. It has 395 meters length and 8 meters width, consisting on 5, 5 metres of road and 1, 25 meters of walkways. The architect Teófilo Seyrig was in charge of the project. This construction was one of the greatest works carried out by the King Luís I.

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Sobre o rio Douro
4050,Porto

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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


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.

Edifício da Antiga Bolsa dos Comerciantes


Building where the XV century Porto’s trade exchange ran. It has the medieval arms of the Casa de Avis, which recall the role of the King Dom João I on the ren…

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