Igreja dos Grilos - From Pelourinho do Porto, Portugal

Igreja dos Grilos - From Pelourinho do Porto, Portugal
Igreja dos Grilos - From Pelourinho do Porto, Portugal
The Igreja dos Grilos is one of the most iconic buildings in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal. Built in the 16th century, and located near the Douro River, the facade of the church is decorated in elaborate baroque and rococo style stonework. The building also houses several exceptional pieces of art and historic artifacts, including a 17th century altarpiece from Francisco Simões of Braga. The Grilos church is a must-see for all visitors to the city and stands as an amazing example of Porto's historical architecture.