Church of Nossa Senhora da Vitória

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  • Religious venues
  • Address: Rua S. Bento da Vitória, 2, 4050-542 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 222007182
  • Opening hours: tue-fri 9:00-12.00/16:00-19:30 sat 9:00-12:00/ 14:30-17:00 sun and religious holidays 9:00-11:30 closed:mon
  • Cost: Free(-)
  • Tags: World Heritage
  • Languages: Portuguese
  • The church began to be built in 1755, following the initiative of bishop D. Frei António de Sousa, and was finished in 1769. It was badly damaged during the Porto Siege and also by a fire in 1874 that destructed its main altar. Special mention goes to the wood carving of the altars, the pulpits and the valance of the main arch, designed and produced by the most remarkable artists of rococo in Porto - Francisco Pereira Campanhã and José Teixeira Guimarães. The sculpture of the Virgin on the main altar was made by the sculptor Soares dos Reis, except for its face that was ordered to a local saint-maker.
  • GPS: 41.1434331, -8.615631
  • E-mail: paroquinsdavitoria@hotmail.com
  • Fax: +351 222007182
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 201, STCP - 207, STCP - 208, STCP - 301, STCP - 303, STCP - 305, STCP - 500, STCP - 501, STCP - 703, STCP - 801, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - ZR, 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: Free

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