Escadaria ‪Entre-Quintas - Porto

Escadaria ‪Entre-Quintas - Porto

Another section of the Escadaria ‪Entre-Quintas, a little lane that winds up from the riverside in Porto to Cedofeita district of the city. Looking at this little slice of rural life it is hard to imagine you are only moments from the chaos and bustle that are Portugal's second city.

The name means stairway between farms and this still holds true to a small extent. To one side are what look like allotments, while to the other is the old Quinta da Macieirinha - an old farm/manor house which is now the city museum.


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