São Bento da Vitória Monastery

Destaque
Photo:
  • Theatres and Concert halls
  • Concert halls, Theatres,
  • Address: Rua de São Bento da Vitória, 4050-542 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 223401900
  • Foursquare
  • Dating back the late sixteenth century, it was declared a National Monument in 1977, and is one of the most important religious buildings in the city. Between 1985 and 1990, the IPPAR submitted the Monastery for restoration, allowing its occupation by the Benedictine monks, the Porto National Orchestra and the Porto District Archives. In the scope of Porto 2001 - European Capital of Culture, the Noble Cloister was covered by an acoustic shell. In 2007, the State attributed to TNSJ (Teatro Nacional de S. João) a significant part of the building - east wing and part of south wing and the Noble Cloister where theatrical performances, concerts and special events from its programme are held, while still welcoming other initiatives of a different nature. The Monastery (Cloister) has a flexible capacity, depending on the nature of the activities to be held: Theatre/Concert: 320 people; Seated dinner: 500 people; Buffet Dinner / other initiatives: 700 people
  • GPS: 41.144186, -8.615676
  • E-mail: larcher@tnsj.pt
  • Fax: +351 222088303
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 201, STCP - 207, STCP - 208, STCP - 301, STCP - 303, STCP - 305, STCP - 500, STCP - 501, STCP - 507, STCP - 601, STCP - 602, STCP - 703, STCP - 801, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - 10M, STCP - 12M, STCP - 13M
  • Tram: STCP - Circular trip Carmo - Batalha
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles
  • Price: 10€
  • Discounts: PortoCard PortoCard 50% discount,
  • Recommended for: Couples, Young people, Families, Seniors

Nearby

Casa das Taipas Casa das Taipas
Apartments
Apartment located in the heart of the historic centre of Porto, in a centennial building renovated and equipped to offer visitors a comfortable stay.
Best Western Hotel Inca Best Western Hotel Inca
The hotel counts with 62 rooms (including 4 suites and 1 room for People with reduced mobility), equipped with complete bathroom, air conditioning, mi...
Mouzinho 134 Mouzinho 134
Apartments
Welcome to our self-catered apartments!
Located on the historical center of Porto, in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Center, you'll find a b...
Wine Hostel Wine Hostel
Youth hostels and Hostels
A themed hostel inspired by Port Wine. This is evident from its naming of their floors (Ruby, Tawny and Pink & White) to the names and decorative sty...
Postigo do Carvão Postigo do Carvão
Restaurants
Located in the historical centre with typical and rustic decoration.Cuisine based on traditional Portuguese gastronomy.Live music on Friday, Satur...
Alzira Alzira
Restaurants
Restaurante Alzira, founded in 1984, is located in the area of Ribeira do Porto, formerly salted cod warehouses, in an architectural space from the 17...
Confeitaria Serrana Confeitaria Serrana
Cafés, Tea houses and Ice cream shops
Tucked away on Rua do Loureiro, its homemade pastries at the shop window will leave you wide eyed with amazement. And inside there are more wonders- o...
O Rápido O Rápido
Restaurants
Located near the S. Bento railway station, it presents a rustic decor with an informal atmosphere and offers regional dishes.
Era uma vez no Porto... Era uma vez no Porto...
Bars
Located on the first floor of an old building, next to the Lello bookstore, it has a cozy and urban atmosphere, with a balcony overlooking the Clérigo...
View point - Lada Elevator (Ribeira) View point - Lada Elevator (Ribeira)
View points
Near the D. Luis I bridge, one can see, besides this one, the Belvedere of the Serra do Pilar and the Cais of Ribeira and of Gaia.
Ryan Irish Pub Ryan Irish Pub
Bars
Ryan's, inaugurated in 1997, is located in a building designated World Heritage by UNESCO.
It offers a quiet space where you can enjoy background...
Naked Girl - Youth Naked Girl - Youth
Statues & Sculptures
This work by Henrique Moreira was created in 1929. It represents a naked woman sitting with her arms resting in a double-faced plinth. Four grotesque ...

What's on

Terminus, Ossário
18.11.2019
Francisco Luís Parreira, the Portuguese translator of Mark O'Rowe's texts, will direct a reading of ...
25.11.2019
“Have you no sense of manhood, no? No sense of machiz, you couldn’t go ‘round the corner?” Pedro Fri...