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Church of Sao Pedro dos Clerigos

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Address: Rua Senhor Filipe de Nery, Porto, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 220 145 489
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Calm spot on a hot day

This small church is quite charming and free to get in. There is not an awful lot to see but is worth popping in if you are by the Tower de Clergios - which makes a charge for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This small church is quite charming and free to get in. There is not an awful lot to see but is worth popping in if you are by the Tower de Clergios - which makes a charge for entrance - or on your way to the Lello bookshop.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The cost of entry was only 3 Euro and we stayed about 2 hours, good value. The views of Porto are fantastic from the tower and the museum was very interesting. We also continued into the beautiful church and observed a christening from the upper level. It is a delightful place to visit if you are happy to climb lots... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Gorgeous church in Porto definitely. The structure and architech are beautiful. It has been kept pretty well too.

Thank KwinAun
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A very beautiful church which is free to visit. As you look around you will notice a high walkway within that in fact goes behind the altar piece. This is accessed if you take the tower tour next door. This tour gets busy and the wait can be 45 minutes so start your sightseeing day here. Its an easy walk... More 

Thank Tom M
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As others have said nothing really special inside, a tower you have to pay to climb up!?! Hard to find the way into the church, main doors say closed! Best part of this church are the steps and view down the Main Street by the " locked entrance"' A great view of the cable cars trundling up and down the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went into the church, which seemed a lot smaller and plainer than I imagined, but as ther was a charge to go up the tower we did not bother, especially as ther were so many steps

Thank Andrew A
New Providence, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you happen to be at the Clerigos, stop in at this church. It is free, but there isn't any exceptional about it.

Thank Ramadama
Westfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

There is not much special about this church. There are some interesting artifacts and artwork. Otherwise, a special trip to see this is not necessary.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a lovely church and it is very grand, but personally, I prefer the stunning azulejo churches. This is lovely, and you should visit, but don't prioritise it over the others in the city. The rower is unbelievably busy, so you will have to queue for a very long time.

Thank tombillinge
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Entry to the church is free and not crowded and is best combined with a visit to the tower as that also gets you to look into the church from above. I gather this is the only oval church in Portugal and the dome fell down twice during construction.

Thank Caverkat

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