Porto, Portugal – Food & Walks in the City
Porto or Oporto is the second-largest city in Portugal, the capital of the Porto District, and one of the Iberian Peninsula’s major urban areas.
The city of Porto Portugal is simply wonderful with stone mosaic sidewalks, trolley cars rolling along the avenues and food, Portuguese Food!
We waste no time trying the famous Francesinha Sandwich at Cafe Santiago Porto. Francesinha is a Portuguese sandwich originally from Porto.
The Porto Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the historical centre of the city of Porto, Portugal. It is one of the city’s oldest monuments and one of the most important local Romanesque monuments.
The Chapel of the Souls or Chapel of Saint Catherine is a chapel located in the parish of Saint Ildefonso, in the city of Porto, Portugal.
Rua de Cedofeita is a street in the parishes of Vitória and Cedofeita in the city of Porto, Portugal.
Away from the medieval urban nucleus of Porto, delimited by the Fernandina Wall, the area of the current parish of Cedofeita, hosted the church of São Martinho, whose foundation is thought to date back to the 6th century, which testifies to the living of this area in very remote times.
The opening of Rua de Cedofeita was integrated in a vast urban renovation plan put into practice by João de Almada e Melo.
It was the great builder of the urban expansion of the city of Oporto in the 18th century and the main responsible for the organization of the area that today we call downtown Oporto, in Portugal.
The new plan aimed to connect the riverside port area with the upper part of the city. Among the most important roads was the called today Rua de Cedofeita.