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Maria Pia Bridge Maria Pia Bridge
In 1991, the bridge was superseded by the adjacent St John bridge.
St John Bridge St John Bridge
Opened in 1991, the Ponte de São João is 1,140 metres long.
St John Bridge St John Bridge
A train crosses the Douro River.
Porto bridges Porto bridges
The Infante Bridge, foreground, superseded the Dom Luís Bridge for most motor traffic.
Infante Bridge Infante Bridge
The Infante Bridge was completed in 2002.
Dense housing Dense housing
Dom Luís Bridge Dom Luís Bridge
View from the Infante Bridge.
Rusty gate Rusty gate
Gate leading to the Geophysics Institute of the University of Porto.
Serra do Pilar Monastery Serra do Pilar Monastery
The monastery seen from Jardim do Morro.
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
Steep Porto street Steep Porto street
The Dom Luís Bridge dominates this neighbourhood.
Dom Luís Bridge Dom Luís Bridge
The Dom Luís Bridge is also known as the Ponte Luís I.
Dom Luís Bridge Dom Luís Bridge
The lower deck of the Dom Luís Bridge is open to private cars.
Dom Luís Bridge Dom Luís Bridge
In 1982, the bridge was designated as a cultural heritage 'Property of Public Interest'.
Old bridge pillars Old bridge pillars
The Dom Luís Bridge replaced an old bridge immediately adjacent to it.
Seagull Seagull
Seagull Seagull
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
Homes along the northern bank of the Douro River.
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
The Cathedral sits high on the northern bank of the river.
Episcopal Palace of Porto Episcopal Palace of Porto
The large building at the top here is the former residence of the bishops of Porto.
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
The bell tower of Clérigos Church dominates its neighbourhood.
Barrels of Port Barrels of Port
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
The north bank of the Douro River is densely populated.
Porto Sandeman boat Porto Sandeman boat
Porto Sandeman boat Porto Sandeman boat
Cruising down the Douro River.
Alfandega Nova Alfandega Nova
The old Customs House.
North bank of Douro River North bank of Douro River
Porto bridges Porto bridges
The Dom Luís and Infante bridges over the Douro River.
Bend in river Bend in river
Dom Luís Bridge and Serra do Pilar Monastery.
Porto tower blocks Porto tower blocks
High-rise blocks to the west of the city centre.
Alfandega Nova Alfandega Nova
This vast building was once the New Customs House.
Alfandega Nova Alfandega Nova
More recently, the New Customs House housed the Transport and Communications Museum.
Alfandega Nova Alfandega Nova
Western wing of the vast Customs House.
Industrial pier Industrial pier
An iron pier over the Douro River.
Colourful housing blocks Colourful housing blocks
Arrábida Bridge Arrábida Bridge
The Arrábida Bridge viewed from the south bank of the Douro River.
Arrábida Bridge Arrábida Bridge
The bridge includes four elevators, allowing pedestrians to reach the deck from either river bank.
Arrábida Bridge Arrábida Bridge
The bridge was classified as a national monument in 2013.
Arrábida Bridge Arrábida Bridge
The bridge carries 136,000 cars across the river every day.

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