Typical houses in the Ribeira district, PORTO

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VIANA DO CASTELO
This coastal area in the heart of the Minho district is very fertile and very similar, in terms of geography and climate, to Galicia in Spain. The waters of the Minho come from the Atlantic and Viana do Castelo was founded at the mouth of one of the many rivers that wind through the region. It is a city which has a port, naval dockyards, a marina and a riverside front. The city lies on flat land except for one large hill, at the top of which stands an imposing landmark: Santa Luzia.
The city is famous for its Nossa Senhora da Agonia festivals, the Viana goldsmiths and the many varieties of local sweets and more substantial dishes. It also has many churches and manor houses and traditional streets and houses, all of which are very attractive.
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