Igreja dos Grilos, Porto

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World heritage site · Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Igreja dos Grilos is a church and convent in Porto, Portugal.

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  • We really enjoyed our visit- it helped that we had the place almost to ourselves! The church is beautiful with a fascinating history and we enjoyed the museum. The views from the towers are...  more »
  • The church was built by the Jesuits in 1577 but on their expulsion in 1759 the church was taken over by the University of Coimbra. It was later purchased by the Friar's of the Order of Saint...  more »
  • Financiada por doações, os Jesuitas construiram esta igreja no ano de 1577. Após expulsão dos Jesuitas, a igreja passou por diferentes entidades, acabando hoje por ser propriedade de Seminário Maior. O nome "Grilos", advém do facto de os Frades Descalços de Santo Agostinho, que também chegaram a ser proprietários do imóvel, terem estado instalados inicialmente em Lisboa, no sítio do Grilo.
  • Vistas preciosas y una iglesia tremenda

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