São Bento da Vitória Monastery

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  • Theatres and Concert halls
  • Concert halls, Theatres,
  • Address: Rua de São Bento da Vitória, 4050-542 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 223401900
  • Foursquare
  • Dating back the late sixteenth century, it was declared a National Monument in 1977, and is one of the most important religious buildings in the city. Between 1985 and 1990, the IPPAR submitted the Monastery for restoration, allowing its occupation by the Benedictine monks, the Porto National Orchestra and the Porto District Archives. In the scope of Porto 2001 - European Capital of Culture, the Noble Cloister was covered by an acoustic shell. In 2007, the State attributed to TNSJ (Teatro Nacional de S. João) a significant part of the building - east wing and part of south wing and the Noble Cloister where theatrical performances, concerts and special events from its programme are held, while still welcoming other initiatives of a different nature. The Monastery (Cloister) has a flexible capacity, depending on the nature of the activities to be held: Theatre/Concert: 320 people; Seated dinner: 500 people; Buffet Dinner / other initiatives: 700 people
  • GPS: 41.144186, -8.615676
  • E-mail: larcher@tnsj.pt
  • Fax: +351 222088303
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 201, STCP - 207, STCP - 208, STCP - 301, STCP - 303, STCP - 305, STCP - 500, STCP - 501, STCP - 507, STCP - 601, STCP - 602, STCP - 703, STCP - 801, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - ZM, STCP - 10M, STCP - 12M, STCP - 13M
  • Tram: STCP - Circular trip Carmo - Batalha
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles
  • Price: 10€
  • Discounts: PortoCard PortoCard 50% discount,
  • Recommended for: Couples, Young people, Families, Seniors

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