A typical street view in Faro - this portuguese city is located on the southern coast

A typical street view in Faro - this portuguese city is located on the southern coast

Faro hosts lots of modern buildings because it is well established holidays destination for the sun seekers

Faro hosts lots of modern buildings because it is well established holidays destination for the sun seekers

A street cafe in Faro - probably it was too early for the crowd to be here

A street cafe in Faro - probably it was too early for the crowd to be here

Faro forms the part of Algarve (comes from al-garb in Arabic) in the past, Faro was known as Uhsunubia

Faro forms the part of Algarve (comes from al-garb in Arabic) in the past, Faro was known as Uhsunubia

Some of the streets are protected to avoid the direct sunlight in the hot summer days

Some of the streets are protected to avoid the direct sunlight in the hot summer days

One of the unique feature in Portugal is designed cobbled stone streets and Faro is no exception

One of the unique feature in Portugal is designed cobbled stone streets and Faro is no exception

A closer look at a colourful cobbled street

A closer look at a colourful cobbled street

A street sign created with the stones in front of the Cdmara Municipal de Faro (CMF)

A street sign created with the stones in front of the Cdmara Municipal de Faro (CMF)

A beautiful street leading to Faro seafront

A beautiful street leading to Faro seafront

Cobbled streets, covered top, open cafe, Ah Faro is a place to be loved

Cobbled streets, covered top, open cafe, Ah Faro is a place to be loved

An open space between Faro city walls and the Ria Formosa

An open space between Faro city walls and the Ria Formosa

Avenida da Republica is located next to the Faro marina and it is one of the point most of the visitors would pass during their stay in the city

Avenida da Republica is located next to the Faro marina and it is one of the point most of the visitors would pass during their stay in the city

This obelisk was erected in 1910 to commemorate the diplomat Ferreira d’Almeida - one of Faro’s famous sons

This obelisk was erected in 1910 to commemorate the diplomat Ferreira d’Almeida - one of Faro’s famous sons

Ferreira d’Almeida was a minister of naval affairs in the city

Ferreira d’Almeida was a minister of naval affairs in the city

Jardim Manuel Bivaris is located between the dock, Arco da Vila and the beginning of street Rua de Santo António.

Jardim Manuel Bivaris is located between the dock, Arco da Vila and the beginning of street Rua de Santo António.

This park has palm trees and lots of shade and also offers a pleasant walk to the old parts of Faro

This park has palm trees and lots of shade and also offers a pleasant walk to the old parts of Faro

A small roundabout in front of the old Faro, the garden of Manuel Bivaris is located to the right

A small roundabout in front of the old Faro, the garden of Manuel Bivaris is located to the right

This photo was taken from the tower of Faro Cathedral (Se) and the street in the distance leads to a city gate

This photo was taken from the tower of Faro Cathedral (Se) and the street in the distance leads to a city gate

Faro marina seen from the tower of the Faro Cathedral

Faro marina seen from the tower of the Faro Cathedral

Roof tops of Faro have a typical charm of Algarve coast

Roof tops of Faro have a typical charm of Algarve coast

White washed buildings with red brick roof tops

White washed buildings with red brick roof tops

Ria Formosa Lagoon seen from the tower - now, it is a low tide and boats are stranded

Ria Formosa Lagoon seen from the tower - now, it is a low tide and boats are stranded

Faro also offers a port but it is very small in size

Faro also offers a port but it is very small in size

A plane had just landed at the Faro Airport - this photo was taken from the Faro Cathedral

A plane had just landed at the Faro Airport - this photo was taken from the Faro Cathedral

Yellow coloured buildings beside the city walls of Faro

Yellow coloured buildings beside the city walls of Faro

Faro Fire Brigade department is located beside the marina

Faro Fire Brigade department is located beside the marina

Colourful public toilets at the waterfront

Colourful public toilets at the waterfront

This strange looking sculpture resemble to a mollusc shell

This strange looking sculpture resemble to a mollusc shell

A view of the Faro marina

A view of the Faro marina

A statue of a naked woman is erected on the steps of the marina

A statue of a naked woman is erected on the steps of the marina

A picturesque view of the faro marina

A picturesque view of the faro marina

A plane flies over the city, close to the Faro Airport

A plane flies over the city, close to the Faro Airport

Train tracks run between the Faro Marina and Ria Formosa

Train tracks run between the Faro Marina and Ria Formosa

A shop has colouful girls painted on it's walls

A shop has colouful girls painted on it's walls

These tiles depict Palacio da Rainha of Faro in 1860

These tiles depict Palacio da Rainha of Faro in 1860

Street of Faro in the evening

Street of Faro in the evening

Though relatively quiet streets but they still have their own charm

Though relatively quiet streets but they still have their own charm