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Church of Santa Clara (Igreja de Santa Clara)

Largo 10 de Dezembro, Porto 4000-404, Portugal
+351 22 205 4837
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Largo 10 de Dezembro, Porto 4000-404, Portugal
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+351 22 205 4837
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were in Porto in last November and found this church after seeing Sao Francisco church which was almost hidden behind behind Batalha Square. The outlook appeared very simple to us but interior was really impressive. The woodwork was fantastic. This was built in 15th...More

Thank DPMALLIC
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This beautiful church is an absolute must on any visit to Porto, Seeing is believing. It has only recently re-opened to the public after an extensive period of restoration work that is still very much in progress - a true labour of love. The church...More

2  Thank Mrs_N_of_Woking
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We took a look inside to be very impressed by the wood carvings around the walls. Free to enter and worth a look. The restoration is yet to be finished but still great

1  Thank 130CliveB
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The photo that you see on every post card? Well go here and you dont need the postcard ;) one of the best views of the old part of Porto

Thank Nuno2010
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This church is currently closed for major restoration, with no information available about when it is due to re-open, so check with the tourist office before you go out of your way to visit. Meanwhile, if you’re in the vicinity, it is worth taking a...More

Thank KWD_11
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is the the place to visit the church is circular and also the cloisters are as well which is most unusual. We took the more expensive tour which was €3 each and meant we had a tour of the church and also the 140...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Santa Clara is one of the most beautiful churches of Porto, if not of Portugal. the construction began in 1416 to install here the monastery of Saint Clare brotherhood. At the beginning, it was of Gothic style, but by the first half of XVIII century,...More

2  Thank Portolover_12
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Must visit during sunset hours. the best view of Porto for sure. Couples, should should visit this place and so romantic. Must visit

2  Thank Rohit S
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is an old monastery. There are 2 options when visiting, one is s ticket only to the visitors centre & cloisters & the other access to the alter & up the spiral staircase to take in the views of the city. This part is...More

1  Thank 324NorfolkEngland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Told it was the most beautiful church, so obviously well worth a visit when it is open. The restoration works should have been completed by Oct 2015 but very much ongoing, otherwise would have had a better star rating I'm sure.

Thank pf12015
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