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Igreja dos Grilos

Largo Colegio, Porto 4050-208, Portugal
+351 22 339 5020
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
27 Aug 2017
“Closed”
26 May 2016
“The most beautiful church you can find in Porto”
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Largo Colegio, Porto 4050-208, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Even though I went there when it should be open, it was closed. Someone was blocking the doors from inside, and no where was written if it is just temporarely closed. The man didn't explain anything either.

Thank Maja H
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

The relic altar piece on the side of this church is like nothing I've seen before. The craftsmanship on this golden masterpiece is so impressive that it will take you a good half an hour to appreciate its content. If you wish to see museum...More

Thank Pedro S
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Loads of people walk past this fantastic little church. It's 4 or 5 flights of stairs down from the cathedral and is signed. It looks like a museum however it is a stunning church with a museum to veiw for extra inside the church. I...More

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

It is a magnificent historic Church near the "Sé" Cathedral. Its interior has a very simple type of décor which enhances the Church's beauty. It has a nearby site where the Sacred Art Museum is located. The sacred art collection is magnificently displayed and the...More

Thank IsabelMNSS
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Igreja (church) de São Lourenço / or commonly known as "Grilos" We did not have the time to visit the church, as we only passed by at night time. You should too, at least. Nice little square (Largo do Colégio - It's an ideal walk...More

Thank Waldo S
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

The 2nd of an eyecatching beauty. Not necessary from outside but certainly when you enter the building. Won't take much out of your day but it may leave you slightly breathless.

Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Beautiful church, hidden from the main touristic places due to its somewhat secluded location. A must see. And getting there is also quite fun!

1  Thank Filipe L
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

The church itself is maginficent and the square in front of it deserves a look. Start walking at the Sé Catedral and go down the stairs until you find it! After the visit, keep walking down through the little alleys that lead you to the...More

Thank ruilc
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

You can go down on steep steps, to this little hidden church. It is just beautiful. One of the nicest baroque churches in the city.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Hidden just a few steps away and below Se Cathedral . Unfurtunately this Igreja , like Se , was closed when we arrived there towards sunset . Not knowing of its existence we were estonished by its appearance suddenly , powerfull - yet calm in...More

2  Thank saul g
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