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.


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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 / 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.

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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