People crossing the bridge “Ponte de D. Manuel I” in Tomar

These photos show us a busy bridge in the City of Tomar, being crossed by lots of people. This is the Old Bridge of Tomar, apparently built by the Romans, but it is also called Ponte de D. Manuel I (Bridge of King Manuel I) because this Portuguese King ordered the bridge to be repaired at the end of the 15th century and again in the middle of the 16th century. The fist two photos were taken on a busy weekend during some cultural events in Tomar but the third was shot on a normal weekday.

People crossing the Old Bridge of the City of Tomar in Portugal

Photo of lots of people crossing the Old Bridge of Tomar on a weekend. There were some cultural events happening in town which attracted a good number of people

 

People crossing the bridge King D. Manuel I in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Although this bridge is a bit narrow due to its antiquity, cars can also cross it from one side of Nabão River to the other but it's mainly used by people

 

People crossing a Roman bridge in the City of Tomar in Portugal

This is the other side of the Old Bridge being crossed by people coming from old areas of the town of Tomar. Those white buildings in the distance are at Avenida Primeiro de Março

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