Igreja dos Clérigos - Interior

Igreja dos Clérigos - Interior

Another interior view of the Igreja dos Clérigos in Porto. Most people familiar with Porto will be instantly familiar with the exterior of this building as it sits at the base of the famous Clerigos tower. However, as you can see the interior of the church itself is fairly impressive too.

In this photo you can see some of the unique oval domed roof which defines the main section of the church.

The church itself was designed by acclaimed Baroque architect, Nicolau Nasoni and completed in the 1760s. In this view of the choir and altarpiece we can see the exquisite late Baroque gilt wood carving.


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