Dom Luis I Bridge

The Dom Luis I Bridge is located at the Cais da Ribeira. It was inaugurated in 1886 and its architect was   the Belgian engineer Theophile Seyrig, who was the disciple of Gustave Eiffel. At its time, it was the longest iron arch in the world. The top level is 392 meters long and the lower level is 174 meters long. About 3000 tons of iron were used on the bridge. Today the upper level is used by the metro and the lower level has the cars and pedestrians. At the other end of the river are the wine warehouses.