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Address: Rua Sao Filipe Nery, Porto 4050-546, Portugal
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+351 22 014 5489
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Clérigos Tower is the foremost undisputed landmark of Porto and a reference...

Clérigos Tower is the foremost undisputed landmark of Porto and a reference in the city's history. Clérigos Tower opened its doors in 1763, becoming the highest bell tower of Portugal, with over 75 metres. In 1753 the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni was invited to design and build this magnificent Heritage, considered National Monument since 1910. The famous church was built in the eighteenth century, between 1732 and 1749 and this was the most emblematic work of the architect Nicolau Nasoni. Is one of the most beautiful temples of baroque feature, and a reference in the history of Porto. The Exhibitions allow to discover the history of the Brotherhood of Clérigos, admire pieces from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century, in painting, furniture, jewellery and vestment collections. Christus collection, on the 3 floor, is a trip through time and space where art and religion complement each other.

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In the center of Porto

Torre dos Clérigos is an ex libris of Porto. If you have the courage to climb all the 240 stairs you will be rewarded by one of the most amazing views of the city! It was a... read more

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Torre dos Clérigos is an ex libris of Porto. If you have the courage to climb all the 240 stairs you will be rewarded by one of the most amazing views of the city! It was a project of the famous italian architec Nicolau Nasoni and was built in the 18th century.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We climbed these stairs to get to the top of this tower. It gets narrow and congested towards the top but the views are amazing. it would be worth doing early in your trip to get perspective on the city.

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Unfortunately it was raining when i climbed to the top so i couldnt stay there and appreciate the view for a little longer :(

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So it cost €4 to climb the tower and walk through the "museum." I skipped the museum and went straight to the top, so I cannot comment on the exhibit. However the view from the top is great! On a clear day you can see all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. (I would not recommend for someone who has... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We didn't go to the top as it was raining but the tower itself is wonderful and the view from the stairs is already beautiful.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very enjoyable 90 mins visit. The tower and the upper part of the church are well worth the €4 euros fee. Keep going till you get to the top of the tower do not give up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The climb of the tower itself is ok. The only thing is, when it is busy there is not much room for passing each other, going up or down. I had the feeling this was not being regulated, and they really should do it. We went on a Saturday, which probably made it more busy. The view itself is really... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bit of a climb, and you're going to have to breath in when passing those going in the opposite direction, but the 360 degree view is certainly worth it! There are two levels at the top of the tower, the first of the two offers a bit more space to move around. The very top can get a... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I climbed this tower in the evening to watch the sunset and it was well worth the strenuous climb. Fabulous 360° views from the top. Obviously it takes a lot of exertion and you should not do this if you are not in good physical shape. Be aware that the ancient stone stairway is very narrow at times only one... More 

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Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just one of the many sights afforded to the traveller on the scenic city tour. Sit on top of the bus if possible to obtain the overall impression of the city

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