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Heritage Café
Heritage Café
Bars
Address: Praça da Ribeira, 1, 4050-513 Porto
Situated in the Porto Pestana Hotel, in the historical centre, it is the perfect place to enjoy a drink surrounded by a pleasant ambience.
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Peter Café Sport
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Address: Cais da Ribeira, 24, 4050-510 Porto
The Azorean-based Peter Café Sport, located in Horta on the island of Faial, has an outpost in Porto, in Cais de Ribeira, where it offers its iconic gin and tonic and Azorean sandwiches. It is housed in an old building, the first floor of which is largely given over to the sale of merchandising.
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Sahara
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Address: Cais da Estiva, 4, 4050-510 Porto
A lounge bar which brings you all the magic of Morocco, with its aphrodisiac teas and flavoursome meat dishes. Located at the Cais da Estiva, its outdoor seating area offers a pleasant view. On Friday and Saturday nights it hosts dances of the veil.
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Wine Quay Bar
Wine Quay Bar
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Address: Muro dos Bacalhoeiros , 111/112, 4050-080 Porto
Taste Portugal in the Wine Quay Bar. Portugal possesses an enviable wine culture, based on the diversity of its climate, ground, grape quality and wine making methods, granting exceptional quality wines that suit our food. One of the most significant countries as far as native wine qualities are concerned. Discover the quality and authenticity of Portuguese wines with the best relation pleasure/quality. Be inspired by the Wine Quay's Bar wine selection with a short information note for every wine. You will find several perfect combinations. Chose according to your taste or explore your senses'
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Arrábida Bridge
Arrábida Bridge
Bridges
Address: A1 Autoestrada do Norte, 4150 Porto
The Arrábida Bridge, designed by Edgar Cardoso and with a span of 270 m, was, for some time, the longest reinforced concrete bridge span in the world. Inaugurated in 1963, it sits 70 meters above the average water level. Bronze sculptures sit on top of the four great pillars that support the central span, adding to the bridge's innovative spirit and modernist style. The A1 motorway runs over this bridge, connecting Campo Alegre, on the Porto side, to Arrábida on the Vila Nova de Gaia side. Work designated national monument.
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D. Luís Bridge
D. Luís Bridge
Bridges
Address: Avenida de Vímara Peres Porto
Planned by the engineer Teófilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel, it was inaugurated in 1886 and it is composed by two overlapping iron decks. The bridge has 395 metres long and 8 metres wide, and its arch is still considered to be the world's biggest one in forged iron. Nowadays the upper deck is used by the Metro of Porto, connecting the area of Porto's Cathedral to the Garden of Morro and to the Avenida da República in Vila Nova de Gaia.
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Freixo Bridge
Freixo Bridge
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Address: Via de Cintura Interna
On the outskirts and the furthest upstream of all the city's bridges, it was built by Professor António Reis and engineer Daniel de Sousa and was inaugurated in September 1995. The bridge consists of a portico, with a 150 metre main expanse, made of pre-stressed reinforced concrete. A number of new technologies were employed in its construction. It may be thought of as a double bridge since it consists of two twinned expanses which run 10 metres apart along its full 705 metre length. Crossed by the A20 motorway, it links the Estádio de Dragão (Dragão Stadium) area in Porto to Oliveira do Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia.
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Infante Bridge
Infante Bridge
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Address: Rua das Fontaínhas
The bridge was inaugurated in 30 March 2003 following a project by the engineer Adão da Fonseca. It was built to replace the upper deck lane of the D. Luís I Bridge, used now by the metro line D . With a 371 metres long and 20 metres wide deck, it is a Maillart-type arch bridge, built at a high altitude level, presenting a span-rise ratio of 11,2, with a 280 m arch span - a world record, it is considered by the world experts to be one of the most elegant of its type. It connects the Fontaínhas area to the Parish of Oliveira do Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia.
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Maria Pia Bridge
Maria Pia Bridge
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Address: Avenida de Gustavo Eiffel
Gustavo Eiffel's first masterpiece, which he worked on with Theóphile Seyrig, was inaugurated in 1877 and remained in use for 114 years. It has a double-hinged arch that supports a single-track railway deck on truss pillars. In 1982 it was classified as a national monument and in 1999 it gained international recognition as being of historical importance to civil engineering due to its innovative design. It has not been in use since 1991.
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São João Bridge
São João Bridge
Bridges
Address: Avenida de Gustavo Eiffel Porto
This railway structure, by Edgar Cardoso, connects Campanhã station in Porto to all southern destinations with the first station being General Torres in Vila Nova de Gaia. Its central span of 250m, was a new world record among the bridges in "portico". The three spans are supported by two large piers founded in the riverbed close to each of the riverbanks. The inauguration took place on June 24, 1991, the day of São João.
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