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Largo da Porta Nova, Barcelos 4750-329, Portugal
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Place that represents several traditions of the city and is one of the great symbols of the Christmas spirit in Barcelos

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bárbara M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This church and its gardens dominate the city's promenade. Beautiful and majestic. A sight not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MargaretBenefiel
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The small church is located right in the center. Being there you should enter it; inside is waiting for you a very harmonious baroque - the decoration is based in high quality golden carved wood and blue and white glazed tiles. Before leaving the church...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vitor A
Reviewed October 17, 2017

As you enter this larch church, the impression is astounding. all of the statues are centuries old and very impressive

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JTL07825
Reviewed August 17, 2017

On top of the hill, live a special church, a stunning church in fact. With it wonderful decoration, religious artifacts and it very calm atmosphere. Walk around it and take it all in and the bonus is, its cool. A great end to a really...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This small church is not far from the centre of Barcelos and on first sighting is notable for its bright white facade and its (partially) rounded walls. A surprise awaits once you enter the building though as the level of decoration is outstanding and totally...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JElliot32
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

The church is still very active with local services. It has a big exterior but the inside seems more intimate. Definitely worth a visit. I would come back.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mrportland
Reviewed January 16, 2017

i've visited many churches in my time and no matter what your religious beliefs are this is about the most colourful church i have ever seen and is one of several attractions in this very attractive town in barcelos.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed October 5, 2016

I've seen large and massive churches, as well as small ones. I found this church really cute, which may not be the appropriate description but cannot think of the proper adjective. I was not able to get any pictures of the interior because there was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

This may not be the largest church in Portugal but it is like walking into a museum. Located in the center of town, next to the market, surrounded by beautiful garden. I would love to come back when the market is open.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank AlexF939
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