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Top places of worship recommendations from locals

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“Here was where the city was born. As you walk through Largo da Sé (the square just in front of the cathedral), you’ll find some of the best views of the city and Douro.”
  • 122 locals recommend
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“S. Francisco church stands out for its completely gold-plated naves. It was used more than 300 kg of gold leaf/dust to cover the whole church. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
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“Architectural Set by Nicolau Nassoni in the 18th century, the tallest granite tower of the time, enjoy the views on top.”
  • 37 locals recommend
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“Carmo church stands out by its facade full of blue tiles. Also if you take a closer look there's actually another church just next to it (Carmelitas) they're separated by the narrowest house in Porto.”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“Not only the church is worth a visit: also enjoy the view from the stairs to its left! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Take a long leisurely walk or bike ride down to Mira Mar and check out the chapel on the beach. You can also catch a train to Mira Mar (from the Coimbroes or Devesas stations) and then it is about 15 minute walk to the chapel. There are some wonder restaurants along beach so make a day of it.”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“Hidden behind a baroque entrance this tiny gothic and apparently humble church is a finding. The interior, completely covered in gilded woodwork, is really a rare sight. By Amass. Cook.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Seventeenth-century church whose classical façade dates from the 1850s. The project has been attributed to the architect/painter Nicolau Nasoni. The altarpiece, of Porto rococo style, was considered to be a stylistically revolutionary piece. Building designated national monument.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“My favourite church in Porto is this one! You won't regret to visit it! The interior is all covered with a beautiful rococo wood work with golden leaf. Try to pass by there during in a sunny day when the sun is not too high.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“A Igreja da Misericórdia do Porto situa-se na Rua das Flores, na cidade do Porto, tendo sido construída inicialmente em 1559 de estilo renascentista com reminiscências góticas, desta igreja só se aproveitou a capela-mor, em virtude de um relâmpago que terá destruído a fachada em abril de 1621. Não existe na cidade do Porto outra fachada com um efeito tão cenográfico quanto a da frontaria da Igreja da Misericórdia, pois não se torna possível visualizar o templo na rua para além da sua fachada. Em 2015, passou a poder ser visitada, fazendo parte do Museu da Misericórdia do Porto. Pode-se visitar o Coro, Nave Central e dependências laterais (sacristia e outras).”
  • 1 local recommends
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“O Porto é, desde o século XII uma cidade episcopal. As suas raízes católicas poderão ser visitadas aqui, neste Museu.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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“Igreja dos Grilos began to be built in the sixteenth century, but was not finished until the eighteenth century. It has practically bare walls, exposing the large amount of stones that make up the church. If you wish you can visit the museum of sacred art and it is a pleasant walk. Upstairs there are several rooms with high stone ceilings in which statues of saints, religious jewelery and liturgical objects are displayed.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends