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The Igreja de São Francisco is one of the most beautiful ones I have ever seen. It has its walls all coverec by a wonderful barroque work in wood and gold which is simply magnificent. Don`t miss it !!!
The church is definitely worth a visit, the catacombs are very interesting. Inside the church is quite interesting and beautiful. Look at the floor in the main chapel. Huge granite beams between the floor boards. If you have a guidebook, it’s helpful to read the...More
I have never seen a church like this one anywhere in Europe. It's magnificent beyond words and no picture does it justice. It's all carved wood inside and adorned in gold from top to bottom...A MUST SEE
Compared to all the other moderately priced attractions in the city, this is a let down.
Firstly, why charge to go into a church? The cathedrals in The Vatican and Venice are free and far more impressive.
Secondly, no pictures are allowed inside.
This is a must in Porto. The church is located close to the river and a tram Stop. The austere and serious exterior (gothic) shall not fool you about the exuberant and beautiful baroque decoration of the church inside . The 7 Euro ticket is...More