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Igreja de S. Nicolau

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Address: Rua Infante Dom Henrique 93, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
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NICE CHURCH

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... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
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Pietarsaari, Finland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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. Nicholau is a church, located in the parish of the same name, in the city... More 

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London
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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 to fire. Inside , we found beautiful wood work.

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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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 closed on Monday as there allot of this locations who are closed on Monday, so... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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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,

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Small but ornate alter, old but very nice and its free to visit. Worth the time to stop in and look if you are into visiting churches from around the world!

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Harnosand, Sweden
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

A church located close to the Palace of Bolsa. We went in for a quick peek on the way towards the river.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Not the best Church in Town, but it's free, and worth a peek Good landmark for San Francisco Church- right across the street and the Palacio do Bolsa. If you want to dine in the area please pick Adega do Sao Nicloau it;s the best one in the area!

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

across from the Bolsa and San Francisco peso if you are crunched for time it provides a very good example of a smaller typical northern Portuguese church

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

This church is located on the southern side of Palacio de Bolsa and is a quiet place, not as ostentatiously gorgeous as other places. It was also the place where some French men decided to hit me with their umbrellas and not even bother to apologise despite probably categorising themselves as classically stylish........and only laugh every single time I met... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

There was something, for me, which was emotionally overwhelming, when I stepped into this church. It is a beautiful church which is loved and cared for. The carvings are stunning and the colours are vivid. There was soft music playing and the white flower arrangements around the church were exquisite. The alter was very attractive indeed. It is a very... More 

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