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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  • Besides being g a great piece of history, this tower is great to use as a reference point as you travel around the city. It’s old and could use a bit of “touch up” work, but it is amazing. The...  more »
  • The Clerics Tower us a must do when in Porto for fantastic views of the cityscape in all directions as well as the Douro. Great views of Sao Bento, Porto Sè, the town hall and some of the bridges...  more »
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  • It’s a central landmark in the city - 5€ to go up to the tower and it gets very busy during the day, so I recommend either go during morning (as early as possible) or around lunch. It’s very beautiful and the tower has a good view over the city. Definitely one thing to do in Porto and also close to the HP library.
  • This is a beautiful and well maintained church with a high tower that has good views of Porto. The tower gets busy during the day and to avoid crowds it is best to go before 10AM. the tower is also ope in the evening for night visits.
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