Episcopal Palace / Paço do Bispo

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  • Monuments
  • Baroque,
  • Address: Terreiro da Sé , 4050-573 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 910440044
  • Website: http://diocese-porto.pt
  • Opening hours: Autumn / Winter Mon-Sat 9am-1pm (Last Admission 12:45pm) 2pm-6pm (Last Admission 5:45pm) Sping / Summer Mon-Sat 10am-1pm (Last Admission 12:45pm) 2pm-7pm (Last Admission 6:45pm) Closed: January 1s, Easter, May 31st, August 15th, November 1st and December 8th, 24th, 25th.
  • Tags: Accessibilities, World Heritage
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  • Accessible for people with impairments: Physical
  • Wireless internet access: Yes
  • Languages: Portuguese, English
  • Payment cards: Multibanco
  • It was probably built in the 13th century, although it might be founded on an older construction.
    In 1737 it was remodelled; the changes were designed by Nicolau Nasoni, according to some authors.
    The main façade is open by a full arch flanked by pilasters and topped by a decorated fronton.
    The central window has a stone balustrade and the fronton - that exceeds the entablature - reveals the coat of arms of Bishop D. Rafael de Mendonça.
    The lateral façades present equally framed windows with magnificent frontons.

    Take a virtual tour through the link: http://www.diocese-porto.pt/visitavirtual/

    Visit accompanied by a paper guidebook (folded) in Portuguese and English.
  • GPS: 41.142240997134, -8.6115860939026
  • E-mail: visitaspacoepiscopal@diocese-porto.pt
  • Fax: +351 223392348
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 207, STCP - 303, STCP - 400, STCP - 500, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 904, STCP - 905, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - ZR, STCP - 10M, STCP - 11M
  • Funicular: Metro do Porto -
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles
  • Price: 3€
  • Discounts: PortoCard PortoCard , 35% discount

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