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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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"batalha square"
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"major restoration"
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"wood carvings"
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"covered in gold leaf"
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"worth a visit"
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"the river"
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"nuns"
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

A very big and beautiful church on the hill. Good location for a sunset shooting. Also very beautiful at night.

Thank S P
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The monastery is on a hill, and the city of Porto is wonderful see from there. We visited the monastery with a guide that explained a great deal in detail to us. I also climbed on the roof where I saw again a wonderful view...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We stopped here on our walking tour. Renovations are underway but we were able to get inside for a look - wow! All that gold leaf covering the wood. Our guide explained about the nuns and the reason that the place behind the grid was...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

You can access to the church while on your stroll on the upper deck of D Luis Bridge. The Church is very beautiful particularly the internal parts but currently under renovation process. You can have nice views on Duoro River from here. If you have...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This church is beautiful inside! They are in the process of renovating it, but we were allowed to go inside and see it. Photos are not allowed inside, but one very friendly gentleman that is working in the renovation project have us a little bit...More

Thank Erica O
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

You can easily view the whole canal/ building along side of canal from here. It has little uphill but is possible to take it with other little transportation to top as well.

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Nice Church on a nice spot, worth to visit. Pay attention how to come there. Watch the map By the way always start on "river level" and then climb to more high places. First make a 6 bridges river cruise (about 45 minuten) then cross...More

Thank Schuttenhelm
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

A little TLC required for this once great church. The church is earmarked for renovation and thus, this Baroque styled building is not at its most salubrious. Nevertheless, it is still an old an interesting affair and worth a visit. The curator will tell you...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I missed visiting hours for the church, but the building is beautifully lit at night and still well worth the climb to see. You'll be rewarded with the best view of the river... especially in late afternoon as the sun dips behind the city of...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Don't skip it. Take a TukTuk there if you don't wish to walk it. Best views of Porto, Gaia and Douro available. Free to walk there. Beautiful pictures, breathtaking views

Thank Cindy H
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Julie D
30 September 2017|
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Response from epique | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, none of my searches found info. on times. There are phone numbers for the church listed. Upon arrival in the city there are many who speak English and could call on your behalf and inquire.
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