We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Igreja Matriz da Paroquia de Santa Maria Maior

Review Highlights
Beautiful church

A remodeled old beautiful church in the middle of the city of Barcelos, with a museum close and the... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
Fernando R
,
Newington, Connecticut
A hidden gem in unfairly underestimated Barcelos!

This not that small church, with clear transitions elements into gothic style, is a... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
vitorbabrazil
,
Salvador, BA
Read all 69 reviews
53
All photos (53)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good44%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
27 Dec 2017
“Beautiful church”
28 Jul 2017
“A hidden gem in unfairly underestimated Barcelos!”
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Dec
12°
Jan
13°
Feb
Contact
Largo do Municipio, Barcelos 4750-323, Portugal
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (69)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveller rating
3
2
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
2
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed December 27, 2017

A remodeled old beautiful church in the middle of the city of Barcelos, with a museum close and the Pacos do Conselho. Very much worth seeing.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Fernando R
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This not that small church, with clear transitions elements into gothic style, is a mini-masterpiece and would unfortunately be missed by most tourists, who only focus on Braga and Guimarães! If you happen to be in the area, please give it a go.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed October 5, 2016

If you like old churches, this one is a must-see, not as real destination but if you are ever in Barcelos, then take the time to visit. Located across the ruins of Paco dos Condes, the church interior is beautiful. I spent a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Situated along the Cavado River across from the medieval bridge (Ponte Medieval de Barcelos) in an elevated position, Igreja Matriz occupies some of the best real estate in town. The church itself is an imposing, yet refined medieval stone structure. The multi-tiered entranceway leads into...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are visiting the weekmarkt in Barcelos you have to visit this church, not only because the very nice blue tiles on the wales, but the whole interiour is great

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Paul d
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Residencial Arantes
17 reviews
.44 km away
Bagoeira Hotel
156 reviews
.56 km away
Hotel Dom Nuno
29 reviews
.79 km away
Hotel do Terco
88 reviews
1.76 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 104 nearby restaurants
Restaurante Turismo Lounge
502 reviews
.14 km away
Casa Dos Arcos
377 reviews
.13 km away
Babette Restaurante
203 reviews
.10 km away
Bagoeira
410 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 20 nearby attractions
Torre do Cimo da Vila
136 reviews
.31 km away
Paco dos Condes de Barcelos
114 reviews
.11 km away
Church of Bom Jesus da Cruz
72 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Igreja Matriz da Paroquia de Santa Maria Maior staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines