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Beautiful church in historic centre of Vila Real

Small but beautiful church that is worth a visit. Interior is richly decorared, yet it preserves... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Andre S
Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
A beautiful and unusual facade of the ever-surprising Portuguese Baroque !

Attributed to Nicolau Nasoni with majestic columns on each side of the portico, curved pediment... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
Vila Real, Portugal
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Rua dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra, Vila Real 5000-635, Portugal
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

A nice Baroque church designed by Nicolau Nasoni, a famous italian architect who also designed the nearby Casa de Mateus and other buildings particularly in Porto.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Small but beautiful church that is worth a visit. Interior is richly decorared, yet it preserves the ambiance to pray and not just take pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andre S
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Difficult to find after even more difficult to park the car! Beautiful small church but we had found a similar one earlier and not far away! Difficult to justify a special trip to vila Real although we did add it to a visit to Palace...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Attributed to Nicolau Nasoni with majestic columns on each side of the portico, curved pediment with dynamic elements, surmounted by the statue of St. Peter holding the papal cross, flanked by two angels. Regarding the interior, the main altar and side chapels in gilded carving...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2016

Nice atmosphere- lovely painted tiles. Worth a visit. Architecturally interesting and a little unusual on the outside.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Andrea E
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Capela Nova – New Chapel. This chapel is located in the “Rua Dr. Roque da Silveira” in Vila Real who is in the city centre, when you drive by car as we did, you should use the Gps and put it on the “Fastest” way...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 24, 2014

In beautiful Vila Real, right at its historical center, in the old "Largo do Poço", now named "Rua dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra", but known to everyone as "Rua Central", you'll find one of the town's most beautiful churches: "Capela Nova" (New Chapel, in the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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