Torre dos Clerigos, Porto

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Climb to the top of Torre dos Clerigos, an iconic symbol of the city. This tower behind the Clérigos Church was built in the mid-18th century. Its design contains aspects of Roman Baroque architecture, though it is modeled after Tuscan-style bell towers. While this structure can be seen from various places in the city--making it one of the most recognized sites of Porto and a compass for lost travelers--you can't fully experience the tower until you ascend the 240 steps to its peak. Once you reach the top of this six-floor trek, you will be rewarded with incredible views of the ancient city. Plan to see Torre dos Clerigos and other attractions that appeal to you using our Porto trip itinerary maker.
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  • Interesting sight to visit. Interesting exhibitions in the tower. The stairs up the tower are very steep. Fantastic views from the top but very crowded 
    Interesting sight to visit. Interesting exhibitions in the tower. The stairs up the tower are very steep. Fantastic views from the top but very crowded  more »
  • Great view from the top of the tower down to te river and byond. the red roofs looked wonderful from up here. It was a little crowded, but there were staff conrolling the numbers, so fine when we... 
    Great view from the top of the tower down to te river and byond. the red roofs looked wonderful from up here. It was a little crowded, but there were staff conrolling the numbers, so fine when we...  more »
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  • The museum is as expected, especially when compared to similar attractions. You first enter and go through the building In a maze form (with directions) lots of information and historical rooms and places. I went for the view at the top.... very good. Well worth it. You will get a few steps in as well 😁. Recommended.
  • The Clérigos Church is a Baroque church in the city of Porto, in Portugal. Its tall bell tower, the Torre dos Clérigos, can be seen from various points of the city and is one of its most characteristic symbols.

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