Clérigos Church & Tower

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Basic info

Type of attraction

Church & Tower

Portuguese name

Igreja & Torre dos Clérigos


Rua de São Filipe de Nery, 4050

+351 220 145 489

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How to visit


Tower + Museum
Price: 8,00€
Aged 10 or under: Free

Guided Tour*
Museum, Church & Tower
Price: 9,50€

* Prior booking is mandatory

Night Pass**
Only Tower: 5,00€

** Available during Easter, Summer & Christmas

Free access
  • Church
  • Children aged 10 or under
Opening times

9 am – 7 pm (daily)

24 Dec: 9 am – 2 pm
25 Dec: 11 am – 7 pm
31 Dec: 9 am – 2 pm
01 Jan: 11 am – 7 pm

9 pm – 11 pm (only Tower)
only Easter, Summer & Christmas season

Last admission: 30 min before closing


Rua de São Filipe de Nery, 4050

Public transports

Metro: Aliados (line D)
Tram: Carmo (line 22)
Bus: 6, 20, 35, 37, 52 , 78

More details

  • Tower’s Spiral Staircase: allows you a panoramic view of Porto’s skyline.
  • Clérigos Museum: within the House of Brotherhood adjacent to the Church.
  • Church Facade
  • Marble Altarpiece: The patron saint Our Lady of the Assumption stands out in the center. On the sides: the statues of St. Peter ad Vincula and St. Philip Neri.
  • Main Chapel
  • Dome: displays at its centre the coat of arms of the Brotherhood.
  • Choir Stalls: crafted and ornamented wooden seats.
  • Iberian Pipe Organs: on either side of the main chapel.
  • Lapa Chapel
  • Crypt: the final resting place of Nicolau Nasoni.

1732-1749 – Construction of the Church. Project by Nicolau Nasoni.

1754-1763 – Tower construction. Also designed by Nicolau Nasoni.

1774-1779 – Pipe organs are built.

1910 – Designated as National Monument.

2014 – Restoration works.

the surroundings

  • Honorato Hamburgueres Artesanais (120 m)
  • Porto Pizzaria Kebab (150 m)
  • Restaurant Encaixados (160 m)
  • Pop 101 Bar (160 m)
  • Lello Bookstore (86 m)
  • Liberty Square (231 m)
  • São Bento Railway Station (288 m)
  • Porto Cathedral (411 m)
  • Grilos Church (421 m)

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about the Clérigos Church & Tower

The Gulbenkian Museum, situated in Lisbon, Portugal, is an art, archaeology, and numismatics museum. It was established in 1969 by Calouste Gulbenkian, an Armenian philanthropist and oil magnate.

Housing a collection of over 6,500 artworks from various parts of the world, the museum showcases a vast range spanning 5,000 years.

The Gulbenkian Museum boasts several famous paintings, including:

  • “Portrait of Helena Fourment” by Peter Paul Rubens
  • “The Break-Up of the Ice” by Claude Monet
  • “Portrait of Camille Monet” by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • “Portrait of an Old Man” by Rembrandt

At the Gulbenkian Museum, you will encounter a diverse and extensive collection featuring artistic works from different cultures and time periods. Notable highlights of the collection include:

  • Egyptian artifacts such as mummies, sarcophagi, and jewelry
  • Greek and Roman sculptures
  • European paintings spanning the 14th to the 20th centuries, including renowned works by artists like Rembrandt, Rubens, Monet, and Van Gogh
  • Islamic art encompassing ceramics, textiles, and metalwork
  • Asian art comprising Chinese ceramics, Japanese prints, and Indian sculptures

The entrance fee for adults to the Gulbenkian Museum is €10. On Sundays, admission is free after 2:00 PM.

The Gulbenkian Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

It is closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Situated in the Fundação Gulbenkian Garden near Praça de Espanha, the Gulbenkian Museum’s entrance is accessible via Avenida de Berna.

Public transportation provides convenient access to the museum, with São Sebastião (Blue and yellow lines) and Praça de Espanha (Blue Line) being the closest metro stations.

Additionally, the museum is a short 15-minute walk from the Entrecampos train station.

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has lockers to store your belongings during opening hours.

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has an ice cream shop open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm (Tuesday to Sunday) and an indoor café with a terrace overlooking the foundation’s garden open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Wednesday to Monday)

Yes, the Gulbenkian Museum has a shop where you can buy books and souvenirs related to the museum and its collections