Porto: Private Half-Day Churches Tour
In Porto you can find some of greatest examples of gilded art from the Baroque era. You can also admire the unforgettable columns of the Gothic period or the strong and impenetrable Romanesque architecture. Porto history and way of living can only be fully understood after you get to know it’s churches, monasteries and chapels, and hear the epic stories that shaped the city’s character.
Built in the 7th century, the cathedral used to be a stage for royal weddings. Go up the 240 steps and admire the breathtaking view of Porto from the top of Clérigos Tower. Walk around the ancient Jewish area and admire the Monastery of S. Bento da Vitória, which served as a monastery, hospital and military headquarters. And don’t forget to visit the rare twin churches of Carmo and Carmelitas.