Igreja dos Clérigos
   (Church of the Clerics)
   R. de São Filipe de Néri
   Porto, Porto, Portugal
   LL: N 41.14565, W 8.61486
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page




   T: 222001729


   (Not regularly played)
   Tower open daily (schedule varies; fee).


   Visitors welcome.
   Tallest tower in Portugal.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

Portuguese page with six clickable photos of the tower and church

Portuguese page with two photos of the tower

Wikipedia article (in English) with photos

A tourist page (in English) has a photo with a different perspective.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 9 photos of the tower and bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Portugal.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Portugal.

   This page was built from the database on  7-Nov-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/10/17
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/14

(none available)

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