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“The Best Church in Porto”

Igreja de Sao Francisco
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US$77.60*
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Full-Day Heart and Soul of Porto Tour
Ranked #11 of 243 things to do in Porto
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Porto, Portugal
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“The Best Church in Porto”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

From the XIV century in Gothic style with lots of golden carvings in Baroque Style, it is an amazing place to visit. One of the places that the visitor of Porto can not miss.

Visited May 2014
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“Church, catacombs and monastery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

This was a beautiful place to tour. Lots to see and extremely interesting. The former monastery had a lot to see, and the catacombs were amazing (and a little creepy). They have a small clear panel in the floor below which is a big pile of bones and skulls (real). It was not noted in any way, we just came upon it suddenly. Sort of shocking. The church has all the gold decoration in it, really overwhelming. A very worthwhile place to visit.

Visited April 2014
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Almancil, Portugal
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“The catacombs are creepy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

The church was lovely to visit, but the catacombs in the basement can be passed by. The price per adult to visit the church and catacombs was 3.50 Euros. A bit pricey seeing as the visit took us just 20 minutes.

Visited April 2014
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“Big and fancy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

This isn't the most beautiful of the 20 different churches we visited in Portugal but it is pretty and large. Be sure to check out the Stock Exchange next door for some insights into Porto's past.

Visited April 2014
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“nice church”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

A very nice church but it's one of a few where you have to pay to go in and also where you cannot take pictures. The museum opposite is interesting too.

Visited March 2014
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