We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paco Episcopal

Terreiro Se, 4050-573, Portugal
+351 22 339 2330
Review Highlights
Don't Miss the Stunning Interior

The Paco Episcopal (Bishop’s Residence) is a large building that is located next to the Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Craig M
Hidden Gem of Porto

Even though this is the largest buildings in Porto the inside is a hidden treasure. This was only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Read all 24 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
“visitors” (3 reviews)
Terreiro Se, 4050-573, Portugal
+351 22 339 2330

Similar Things to Do in Porto District

Write a Review
Reviews (24)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Paco Episcopal (Bishop’s Residence) is a large building that is located next to the Cathedral. It dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries, but underwent a major update in the 18th century based on a design by architect Nicolau Nasoni (who also designed...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though this is the largest buildings in Porto the inside is a hidden treasure. This was only opened to visitors less than a year ago. Before that you had to have an invite to get in. It is spectacular! We had to take a...More

Thank Olivia-aca
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Shame we had no opportunity to see the inside of what is a widely praised building, but the elegant exterior of the Bishop's House was a welcome contrast to the rather uninspiring bling of the Cathedral next door. The facades have a real elegance and...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I bought a combination ticket at Clerigos tower for 11 euros which was valid to the tower, to Sé cathedral and cloister and the Episcopal Palace. The visits don't need to be on the same day. At the palace I could join an English language...More

Thank Ch3rryPick3r
Reviewed January 31, 2017

This newly opened building is definitely worth seeing and the guided tour was worthwhile and interesting. This palace is quite spectacular on the inside and the tour guides gave a really fascinating explanation of the building's history.

Thank Winstonthedog
Reviewed January 16, 2017

all but next door to the se do porto is this gem of a building which is visited by guided tour only and starts off in a truly amazing staircase and gives you a bit of insight into the bishops that lived and live there...More

Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed November 28, 2016

It is a building that was not open to public untill a few months ago!! It has a very very beautiful stairway with some impressive works in Granite the main stone of the Porto region. Inside also have some very interesting pieces of furniture, mainly...More

Thank Max_Luca_Porto
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to stumble on this little gem in Porto. We were told that it had just been opened to the public recently after being a town hall and private residence for the Bishop. When we arrived we were told that the English tour...More

1  Thank VastDifference
Nearby Restaurants
Taberna dos Mercadores
1,137 reviews
.09 miles away
Essencia Lusa Restaurante Tradicional
386 reviews
.10 miles away
The Wine Box - Vinhos & Tapas
811 reviews
.07 miles away
Cantinho Do Avillez - Porto
1,076 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
2,898 reviews
.03 miles away
Igreja dos Grilos
80 reviews
.04 miles away
Ribeira Lift
20 reviews
.11 miles away
Casa-Museu Guerra Junqueiro
25 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Paco Episcopal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines