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Igreja Paroquial de San Nicolau

Rua Infante Dom Henrique 93, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
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“old church” (2 reviews)
“the river” (2 reviews)
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Rua Infante Dom Henrique 93, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Igreja Paroquial de San Nicolau is definitely a church worth visiting. It's very wealthy and you can tell the sculptors who worked on the statues weren't beginners. The representations of Christ, of Mary and of other saints are so vivid that from a certain...More

Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a small church with several beautiful altars and some interesting sculpture. Take time to view the side chapels where some of the most interesting sculptures reside. The exterior is currently undergoing restoration, so access can be limited.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Located Nextdoor to our apartment, this small church is undergoing exterior restoration. Tonight as we walked by, it was open and we took the opportunity to visit. The interior is beautiful. Tonight there was music playing softly. The baroque alter carvings are gilded.

Thank twaone
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I love blue and white glazed tiles, azulejos, so the facade of Igreja de S. Nicolau was another treat for me. Unfortunately, the church was closed at the time of our visit but I was happy to enjoy the lovely facade of this small church.

1  Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Based on photos posted of the inside of this small church, I had hoped to be able to get access but unfortunately it was closed on both occasions that we tried over two days before leaving Porto. Maybe we'll be lucky on our next visit?

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This small church has a beautiful blue tiled facade and the interior is quite lovely too. It is located just across the street from the Bolsa Palace towards the river.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have also visited this small church of S. Nicolau, which is situated almost opposite the famous (Church of Saint Francis on the other side of the street. They have many churches in Porto; almost every block has their own Church. The Church of S....More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were in Porto in last November and this church was very closed to our hotel, on the southern side of Palacio de Bolsa. The Church of S. Nicolau is very small but beautiful and built in 1758 when the old church was destroyed due...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

The São Nicolau church is located in the Rua do Infante D. Henrique 93, which is in front of the underground carpark and the statue of the Navigator, and just after this church you have the “Cais” of the Douro River. Unfortunately this church was...More

Thank Amazon122s
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Even though the church is in a busy area it doesn't seem to get many visitors. Therefore it was nice to go in and sit quietly looking around,

Thank Caverkat
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