Rua do Pinheiro - Porto

Rua do Pinheiro - Porto

The view up Rua do Pinheiro in Porto. The street takes its name from the Quinta do Pinheiro which is just to the left of here, and is has the feel of a small piece of the countryside transposed to the middle of a city. It is also quite hard to imagine that Porto's grand thoroughfare, Avenida dos Aliados, is only a couple of streets away.

A the end of the street is the little Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Quinta do Pinheiro.


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