Clérigos Church, Tower and Museum: the Portuguese Baroque

11,99

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
Clérigos Church, Tower and Museum: the Portuguese Baroque

11,99

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Overview

  • 1h 30min
  • 92 stories
  • 0.00km distance
  • 22 stops

Τhe Clérigos complex was born straight out of the mind of Nicolau Nasoni. Served as a clock, a beacon, and a background for publicity stunts and declared a National Monument in 1910, Clérigos’ church, hospital and tower have become unique examples of a Portuguese Baroque that broke away from tradition.

Waltz in the Clerigos Church, Tower, and Museum with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into one of the most iconic landmarks of Porto. Start your tour from the Eastern Facade and continue to meet The Stairwell, The Βastion getting acquainted with the Chapel of Our Lady of Lapa, the Statue of Archangel Michael, and Holy Water Basin on your tour into the landmark.

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Clerigos Church, Tower and Museum with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Clerigos Church, Tower, and Museum is not included.

 

Preview

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Directions

The Clérigos Church and Tower is a five-minute walk from S. Bento Train and Metro Station. To reach it, exit the station towards Almeida Garrett Square, turn towards Liberdade Square and keep going up until you reach Clérigos Square, where you will see the Eastern Façade rise above its stairwell at the very top.

Ana Santos

Ana is an art historian, tour guide and creative writer from the city of Almada, Portugal, with a Bachelor Degree in Art History and a Post-Graduate Degree in Museum Studies. She has collected an assortment of random facts about the country and is glad to share them with the world.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Self-guided audio tour in English on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges

Exclusions

  • Entrance ticket to the tower is not included.
  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

 

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

Charged smartphone, headphones, (comfortable shoes, hat & sunscreen)

The location

Address

R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal

Starting point

There is no meeting point. The self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the Clerigos Tower’s eastern Facade (R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal).

Directions to starting point

The easiest way to get there is by reaching the Cordoaria Bus Stop (4050-162 Porto, Portugal) and by walking approximately 210 meters towards the Clerigos Tower. Alternatively you can reach the Clerigos Tram station (4050-162 Porto, Portugal) which is located adjacent to the Tower itself.

Finishing point

The tour ends at the entrance of the Western facade of the Clerigos Tower (R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal).

Important information

Opening hours

Every day: 9 am – 7 pm.

Additional admission

The ticket is not included

6€

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the Clerigos Church, Tower, and Museum are not included.
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB)
  • The museum and church are wheelchair-accessible. Visitors with reduced mobility can experience a simulated visit to the top of the tower through virtual reality cameras.

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged and that you bring your earphones.
  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes 

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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