Located in Porto, Portugal, the Dom Luis I Bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges I’ve ever seen.
The Dom Luis I Bridge is located in Porto, Portugal. The bridge links Porto with Vila Nova de Gaia over the Douro River and it is an “ex libris” of the city of Porto.
This bridge was engineered by the disciple of Gustave Eiffel, Téophile Seyrig and the similarities between this bridge and the Eiffel Tower are obvious. It was opened on 31 October 1886. It is a two-hinged double-deck arch bridge with a total length of 1.263.9 ft by 146 ft height and it weighs 3.045 tons. This massive iron beauty is very impressive and I can’t get tired of shooting it every time I visit Porto. It is as beautiful by day as it is by night and you can see an amazing view over Ribeira and Porto wine cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia.
This is definitely one of Portugal’s landmarks and I think it fits perfectly the Porto identity, a bridge that is rough and impressive as it is beautiful.
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