Arrabida Bridge view from Entre Quintas - Porto

Arrabida Bridge view from Entre Quintas - Porto

Looking out towards the mouth of the River Douro and the Ponte da Arrábida in Porto.

This is taken from Entre Quintas, a quirky old part of the city that seems to have remained little changed since its name, which translates as "between farms" was created. The area is located just west of the Crystal Palace gardens and tumbles down the valley side from this part of the city centre.

The Arrabida bridge is around 500 metres long and 70 metres high if you need an idea of scale.


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