Capela dos Alfaiates / Capela de Nossa Senhora de Agosto

Built at the Escura Street it was later transferred to the spot it at nowadays. It started by being dedicated to Nossa Senhora da Assunção, whose festivity happens in August and of whom the tailors were especially devoted to. From this connection came out its popular name.


Largo de Entrada da Rua do Sol


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Monuments near Capela dos Alfaiates / Capela de Nossa Senhora de Agosto

Rua da Pena Ventosa, Porto

Capela do Senhor dos Passos

The Senhor dos Passos Chapel is from the end of the XVIII century. It presents an arch rounded portal, which occupies almost all the north front. Inside, it is…

Rua de Dom Hugo, 5, Porto

Casa da Rua de Dom Hugo

Medieval house that keeps an origin wall, although it has suffered many changes through the XVII and XIX centuries. Recent dig revealed a possible occupation o…

Travessa de São Sebastião, 65, Porto

Casa onde residiu Alexandre Herculano

A typical house in the city, have been one of the residences of Alexandre Herculano.

Rua da Pena Ventosa, Porto

Chafariz de São Sebastião

This fountain is also known as Pelicans’ bridge. It has two figures asymmetrically placed, which support royal arms, and a pelican in the centre with a whole o…

Terreiro da Sé, Porto

Chafariz do Anjo São Miguel

This is a fountain that has, over a small column, a statue of the Angel São Miguel. It was built right after the former Arco the Vandoma place, by the Vímara P…

Praça Almeida Garrett, Porto

Edifício da Estação de São Bento

It was built at the beginning of the 20th century, in the place where the Convent of São Bento da Ave-Maria had previously existed. The atrium of the building …

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