The city’s most important Gothic temple, whose construction began in the fourteenth century. It is one of the most important works of the Baroque, by its gilded interior from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.Details
Settled on a seventeenth century wing from the former São Lourenço College, the Sacred Art and Archaeology Museum presents a remarkable collection, rich and diverse, thus being a dynamic space of artistic life, open to the community, dedicating a thorough attention to the preservation and divulgation of its collections.Details
Almost at the extremity of the Ribeira wall, a bas-relief by the sculptor Teixeira Lopes recalls to memory the death of hundreds of people that occurred when the bridge of boats collapsed under the weight of those trying to escape the invading French army led by General Soult.Details
Located in the Palace of Viscondes de Balsemão, it has one of the most important and comprehensive collections in the country.
It represents a key role in the study of Greek, Roman, Hispanic, Arabic and Portuguese numismatics. Its collections comprise coins, medals, ribbons, bonds, debentures, bank notes, tokens, hallmark stamps and printing plates for bank notes.Details