Walking in the Beautiful City of Oporto - Unesco World Heritage Site - via I'm Out of the Office 07.11.2014 | The amazing city of Porto, also known as Oporto in English, is located along the Douro river estuary in the North of Portugal and is the second-largest city of the country. | Photo: Church of Saint Ildefonso, Oporto (Igreja de Santo Ildefonso, Oporto)
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.
https://flic.kr/p/4VcHfe | Tiled Church (Porto - Portugal) | Paseando por Porto me encontré con esta pequeña iglesia, la parroquial de San Idelfonso. Me llamó la atención, acostumbrado a las iglesias románicas de mi Galicia, el colorido de los azulejos, tan típicos (y tópicos) de Portugal. Se trata de una pequeña iglesia del siglo XVIII cuyos azulejos son obra del pintor Jorge Colaço y en ellas se representan escenas de la vida del santo patrón.
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