Dilapidated building on Rua dos Bragas

Dilapidated building on Rua dos Bragas

Another fine example of a dilapidated old building in Porto city centre. This one is on Rua dos Bragas in Cedofeita, opposite the university law school and next door to the Companhia Aurifica.

What is interesting about this photo is the same view on Google Street View from a couple of months before shows there were no tiles missing from the front. Not sure if this means people actually steal the tiles as they don't look like they fell off by themselves.

I'm guessing the rather pretty flowers next door are wisteria, but I'm probably wrong!


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