Steep street in Miragaia - Porto

Steep street in Miragaia - Porto

Looking up Rua de Tomás Gonzaga in the Miragaia district of Porto. More or less the whole of this district clings to the hillside rising up from the river Douro so hills abound.

This is one of my favourite parts of Porto. Full of charm, slightly run down and far quieter than the tourist spots in the city. 


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Porto is considered the capital of the north and as the second largest city in Portugal, rightfully so. There are really very few similarities between Porto and Lisbon – they are both near the coast, on the banks of large rivers and...