Vitória and S. Nicolau: two parishes in Oporto’s historical centre

This religious heritage is immense and the works of art are of great value and quality. Prominent architects passed through here including Nasoni, Carlos Amarante, Diogo Marques, and renowned painters such as John Glama Stroberle, sculptors such as Soares dos Reis or jewellery master as Domingos Sousa Coelho and great artists of the tile as Jorge Colaço.
You can visit: S. José das Taipas’ church, Church of Our Lady of Victory (Nossa Senhora da Vitória), Esnoga’s stairs or Victory stairs, Church of S. João Novo, Chapel of Senhor dos Passos, St. Nicholas Church, Chapel of Our Lady of Ó, Chapel of Lada

  • Type of tour: Walking Tours
  • Promoter: Universidade Portucalense
  • Tel.: +351 225 572 634
  • Price per person: 5€
  • Duration: 3:00
  • Notices: Email for booking: ccr@upt.pt
  • Notes: Upon booking a tour, a guide will be available to provide an explanatory visit to each Church or Chapel and its various interior spaces that are only accessible by appointment. The raised amount will be allocated to the churches restoration
Igreja Conventual de S. Francisco de Assis / Percurso Museológico de São Francisco de Assis no Porto / Igreja Conventual de São Francisco do Porto / Igreja dos Terceiros de S. Francisco do Porto / Museu de Arte Sacra / Cemitério Catacumbal Igreja Conventual de S. Francisco de Assis / Percurso Museológico de São Francisco de Assis no Porto / Igreja Conventual de São Francisco do Porto / Igreja dos Terceiros de S. Francisco do Porto / Museu de Arte Sacra / Cemitério Catacumbal
Religious venues
The city's most important Gothic temple, whose construction began in the fourteenth century.It is one of the most important works of the Baroque, by...
English Factory English Factory
Monuments
Designed by John Whitehead in neo-Palladian style and built between 1785 and 1790, it was meant to be used as a meeting place for the English business...
Prado do Repouso Cemetery Prado do Repouso Cemetery
Monuments
Inaugurated in 1839 as the first public cemetery in Porto, it is considered a true `death museum`. Porto's funeral art is very specific, mainly with n...
Episcopal Palace / Paço do Bispo Episcopal Palace / Paço do Bispo
Monuments
It was probably built in the 13th century, although it might be founded on an older construction.
In 1737 it was remodelled; the changes were des...
Transports and Communications Museum Transports and Communications Museum
Museums and Theme centres
To visit the Museum is to let yourself be taken by unique atmospheres and striking experiences.
The exhibition 'The engine of the Republic: the Pr...
Palace of Freixo Palace of Freixo
Monuments
The Palace of Freixo, built in the mid 18th century, is one of the most remarkable monuments of Portuguese civil baroque designed by the architect Nas...
Fortress S. João Baptista Fortress S. João Baptista
Monuments
The fortress was built at the end of the sixteenth century to protect the coast and the Douro entrance. Modern strongholds were added (sec. XVII) to...
Arch or Door of Sant Arch or Door of Sant'Ana
Monuments
The Arco (arch) or Porta (door) of Sant'Ana das Aldas, was one of the four doors of the old Porto borough, giving access to the river and to the merch...
Foz Velha Foz Velha
Restaurants
Located in the old area at the mouth of the Douro river, it has a classic decor in a welcoming environment. Signature cuisine with traditional root...
Restaurante de Serralves Restaurante de Serralves
Restaurants
Settled in the building of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art it offers a privileged view over the Park. Every day there is a full buffett at lu...
Palco Palco
Restaurants
Urban and sophisticated space, with decoration which reflects on scenic arts giving continuity to the hotel in which it is located.The refined cuisi...
Café Majestic Café Majestic
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Founded in 1921, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful and representative examples of Art Nouveau in Porto exuding an atmosphere of luxury,...