Oporto Bridge or the Luis I Bridge spanning Porto and Vila de Gaia, Portugal over Douro River. The bridge is sometimes called the Oporto Eiffel Bridge because the engineer, Seyrig, worked with Eiffel at the time he worked on the bridge. Originally the bridge was a double decker traffic bridge but it is now used for trams or trolleys (upper deck) and trolleybuses (lower).
Porto - The alluring district of Ribeira is made up of medieval streets and seedy alleyways. It is a crumbling but fascinating place, ending at a riverfront square ("Praça da Ribeira"). Wth photogenic traditional boats floating at the quayside overlooked by colorful ancient houses, this is the most picturesque spot in the city and the place everyone loves -- UNESCO did too, and declared it a World Heritage Site.
Douro decadence - discreet, surprising, original and charming - by Emma's House in Portugal | Visible as you enter Porto from the Freixo bridge, Palácio do Freixo is a baroque architectural classic by Nasoni and typifies the completely gorgeous perfection that 18th century Portuguese architecture rose to... Photo: lamego