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  • Address: Porto, Portugal
  • Hours: Open daily 9am - 12pm and 3:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Admission: € 1

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Torre & Igreja dos Clerigos

One of the symbols of Porto is the Torre dos Clerigos, the bell tower adjoining the Clerigos Church, a baroque church built between 1732 and 1750. The church was one of the first Baroque churches in Portugal. Its Baroque adornments reflect the city’s seaside way of life, as its façade is carved with shells and garlands.

More iconic than the church however, is its bell tower. Standing at 75 m (245 ft) high, the tower offers an amazing, panoramic view of the city, the Duoro River and the Atlantic coast.  Completed in 1763, this granite tower is based upon a Roman Baroque design scheme coupled with an unmistakably Tuscan bell tower design; visitors familiar with Italian architecture will be delighted to see a decidedly Roman Baroque masterpiece towering over a Portuguese port. Once you’ve ascended the 225 steps and reached the top of the sixth floor, the Torre dos Clerigos, you’ll be able to see the whole city.

Inside the church, you’ll enter into the Roman-influenced elliptic nave; in the main chapel, the altarpiece is a beautiful masterwork of polychrome marble, carved by famed sculptor Manuel dos Santos Porto, whose work can be found throughout Porto and Vila Real de Santo António in the Algarve.

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The Igreja dos Clérigos, as it is known in Portuguese, was designed by an Italian architect and painter named Nicolau Nasoni, at the behest of the Brotherhood of the Clergy, for whom the church is named. Following his death in 1773, Nasoni was entombed in the church’s crypt, per his personal request.

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Porto City Tour Including Cruise, Port Wine Tasting and Lunch, Porto, null
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Porto City Tour Including Cruise, Port Wine Tasting and Lunch

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Experience Porto’s unique culture, standout sights and world-renowned wine on a small-group day tour. Accompanied by an enthusiastic guide, take a scenic drive ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $74.17
Oporto City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise, Porto, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Oporto City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise

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Enjoy our guided tour by Porto, northern Portugal's capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site, meeting the most emblematic places of the city! Besides the program ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.35
Private Tour: Porto Tour with Wine Tasting and River Cruise from Lisbon, Lisbon, Day Cruises
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Private Tour: Porto Tour with Wine Tasting and River Cruise from Lisbon

Experience Porto on a private, guided day tour from Lisbon. You will visit the top attractions on the walking tour through the world heritage district Ribeira, ...  Read more

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

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Morning Porto City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise and Lunch, Porto, Full-day Tours
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Morning Porto City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise and Lunch

Enjoy our guided tour by Porto, northern Portugal's capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site, meeting the most emblematic places of the city! Besides the program ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $74.17
Porto the North Capital of Portugal - Private Tour for 4, Northern Portugal, City Tours
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Porto the North Capital of Portugal - Private Tour for 4

Private Day Tour (up to 4 person) to Porto city departing from Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais or Estoril. Drive to Porto city with a private vehicle and guide. This ...  Read more

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: Flexible

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Full-Day Heart and Soul of Porto Tour, Porto, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Full-Day Heart and Soul of Porto Tour

Enjoy a day visiting the secret places and the most emblematic spots of the city of Porto. Let yourself be enchanted by the exclusivity of a circuit along the ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.87
Half-Day Historical Porto Tour, Porto, Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours
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Half-Day Historical Porto Tour

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Discover one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, and one of the oldest of Europe. Porto is recognized by the unique historical center, churches, ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.94
Panoramic Porto Tour, Porto, Historical & Heritage Tours
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Panoramic Porto Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 92 Reviews

Porto is rich with well preserved treasures, including monuments in the Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Neo-classical style. See the major sights such as ...  Read more

Location: Porto, Portugal
Duration: 3 - 4 hours

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Porto City Tour Including Lunch, Porto, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Porto City Tour Including Lunch

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Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

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Porto the North Capital of Portugal - Private Tour for 7, Northern Portugal, City Tours
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Porto the North Capital of Portugal - Private Tour for 7

Private Day Tour (up to 7 person) to Porto city departing from Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais or Estoril. Drive to Porto city with a private vehicle and guide. ...  Read more

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: Flexible

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