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Carquejeiras’ Walkway (Fontaínhas)

Salazar Ribeiro2015

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto

This steep walkway is situated in the Fontaínhas area between the Infante and Luiz I bridges. The name Carquejeiras’ Walkway derives from the activity of women in days gone by who carried on their heads huge amounts of carqueja (a herb-like plant), unloaded from the boats docked at the quayside.

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  • Title: Carquejeiras’ Walkway (Fontaínhas)
  • Creator: Salazar Ribeiro
  • Date: 2015
  • Location: Fontainhas, Porto, Portugal

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