Oporto's iconic bridge opened in 1886, when it held the record for the longest iron arch in the world (380 meters) . Designed by Théophile Seyrig, a protege of Gustave Eiffel, the upper level is now used by a metro line. We walked across the river from the center of Oporto to the port wine warehouses (our visit to Taylor's) of the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia.
|Not my photo: credit Wikipedia|
Now a days the bridge is used by teenagers to try to be cool, literally and figuratively;
|I am glad this isn't Phil.|
|Does this remind you of a Tower in Paris?|