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Monument Church of S. Francisco de Assis
Monument Church of S. Francisco de Assis
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Address: Rua do Infante D. Henrique , 4050-297 Porto
Discount cards: Porto Card
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 its gilded interior from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It was the exuberance of it ...
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Synagogue Kadoorie Mekor Haim (Porto)
Synagogue Kadoorie Mekor Haim (Porto)
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Address: Rua de Guerra Junqueiro, 340, 4150-387 Porto
Discount cards: Porto Card
The Tourism Department of the Porto Jewish Community has as goal to offer the visitors of the Synagogue a guided tour of this Jewish temple, the largest of the Iberian Peninsula. Besides knowing the symbolic and architectonic significance of thi ...
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Church of the Convent of S. João Novo
Church of the Convent of S. João Novo
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Address: Largo de S. João Novo , 4050-554 Porto
Seventeenth century church, whose façade bears strong similarities with the Church of São Lourenço. Noteworthy is the altarpiece, a beautiful rococo piece, the tiles depicting the life of Santa Rita of Cassia, and the image of Nossa Senhora da ...
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Cathedral
Cathedral
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Address: Terreiro da Sé , 4050-573 Porto
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Construction dating from the twelfth/thirteenth century, in Romanesque style, that has been enlarged and renewed over the years up to its final setting, in the twentieth century, resulting in an idealized reconstitution of the medieval cathedral ...
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Church of S. Nicolau
Church of S. Nicolau
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Address: Rua do Infante D. Henrique, 93, 4050-297 Porto
This building is hugely representative of Porto's religious architecture of the late seventeenth century. It is also part of a mannerist tendency although some Baroque influence can be seen. The nave comprises the notable St Eligius retable, ...
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Chapel of São Sebastião
Chapel of São Sebastião
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Address: Rua S. Sebastião , 4000-051 Porto
The Chapel of São Sebastião (Saint Sebastian) was built by the Hermit Discalced Friars of St. Augustine, on Rua de São Sebastião, and it was part of a group of small oratories 'Passos' (stages) related with the Procession of the Passion of Chris ...
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Church of S. Lourenço
Church of S. Lourenço
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Address: Largo do Colégio, 4050-208 Porto
This church, whose construction began in the sixteenth century, has a monumental façade to the taste of the baroque-Jesuit mannerist style that characterizes it. The Távoras coat of arms can be seen on the façade and one of its founders is buri ...
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Church of S. Bento da Vitória
Church of S. Bento da Vitória
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Address: Rua S. Bento da Vitória, 4050-542 Porto
Inaugurated in 1707, this temple is monumental, spacious and luxurious. The interior is filled with wood panelling and gilded carving. The high choir stalls, one of the most important sets in the country, have narrative panels of the life of ...
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Church of Almas de São José das Taipas
Church of Almas de São José das Taipas
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Address: Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, 4050-600 Porto
The Church, designed in a Neoclassical style by Carlos Cruz Amarante, was built between 1795 and 1878. The chapel is from 1666, as well as the objects inside. The church exhibits a painting describing the Ponte das Barcas disaster, dating from 1 ...
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Church of Nossa Senhora da Vitória
Church of Nossa Senhora da Vitória
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Address: Rua S. Bento da Vitória, 1, 4050-542 Porto
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 g ...
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