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PORTUGAL's KING PEDRO THE 4th's or PEDRO THE FIRST from Brazil's heart is here!

At a safe, kept within this church, lies the heart of Pedro. Known as Pedro the 1st in Brazil and... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
rodrigomoratto
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Sao Paulo, SP
A beautiful church ! An amazing good organ!!

Igreja da Lapa besides being a beautiful church has one of the best organs in Portugal ! They... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Max_Luca_Porto
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Porto, Portugal
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1 Jul 2018
“PORTUGAL's KING PEDRO THE 4th's or PEDRO THE FIRST from Brazil's heart is here!”
7 Sep 2016
“A beautiful church ! An amazing good organ!!”
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

At a safe, kept within this church, lies the heart of Pedro. Known as Pedro the 1st in Brazil and Pedro the 4th in Portugal. He was the emperor of Brazil, Portugal and the Algarve. A very important person in Both Brazil and Portugal. At...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rodrigomoratto
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Igreja da Lapa besides being a beautiful church has one of the best organs in Portugal ! They frequently have concerts with distinguish organists that are usually very good !

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Max_Luca_Porto
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We enjoyed seeing this church and the cemetery, which is well worth a visit. I noticed that there are guided tours at certain times, which would be fascinating and provide more information. The church organ is apparently one of the largest in Europe. A large...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely stunning church in the Lapa district. The church is huge and well worth a visit. The attached graveyard is also amazing and also worth a visit. More like a city of the dead!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Bellylou
Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a medium sized (by European standards) sized church in a central location. It is worth a quick look inside if you are in the area any way, but I would not recommend making a special out of the way trek to visit.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Craig C
Reviewed November 22, 2015

You should see this lovely big church. There is no "talha dourada", so common in a lot of baroque churchs in Porto, but, instead, it has a beautiful granite work - It also has a portrait room full of pictures of the donors, just next...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank ruilc
Reviewed November 1, 2015

They do say that it's not the size that matters and in this case I agree. It's not huge, but it's certainly not tiny but it h Is beautiful. Well worth a peep.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Barry M
Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Its an ok church. Not very impressive. If you happen to be in the neighbourhood you can easily peek inside. But I would not walk an extra mile as a mustsee.

Thank Blanche O
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Beautiful church were the heart of a portuguese king & brazilian emperor is kept, in honour of the city of Porto. WHOW! That is impressive.

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank Johnny D
Reviewed May 9, 2014

In neoclassical style and built in honor of Our Lady of Lapa in the 18th Century, this catholic temple brings back fond memories to Portuguese and Brazilian visitors. Within its walls, on a safebox, lies the heart of D. Pedro IV, King of Portugal and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank LuizDutraNeto
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