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Largo da Oliveira s/n | Centro Histórico, Guimaraes 4800-438, Portugal
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

I like them all and this one is no different. It sits at the side of a medieval square and is worth a stop to visit the interior. Right outside the front of the church is the Padrão do Salado.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

At the current location a pre-Romanesque monastery was founded by Mumadona Dias in 949. For its protection a fortification, that preceded the present Castle of Guimarães, was erected. In the beginning of the twelfth century, this monastery would give place to the Collegiate Church of...More

Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Church of Our Lady of Oliveira is on the site of a monastery that was built in 950AD. The church itself dates back to 1342 and has had several additions and alterations since. The church tower was completed about 1515 and some of the...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Situated in the middle of the old town of Guimaraes, this is a very old church with beautiful old brickwork and arches and a sense of peace. Being low church anglican by background and now worshipping in a Pentecostal church, I must admit to not...More

Thank FiftyFifty5050
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This church is pretty but nothing that compares to many of the other ones that we visited. You should stop and look in however for just a couple minutes.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed April 20, 2018

This inside of this church is just as pretty as the outside. Be sure to take a peek into the cloister.

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed December 28, 2017

I was deeply moved by the iconic carvings and art found within this intimate and beautiful Church, with a Romanesque arched nave. Situated on the Largo da Oliveira Square, this is all that remains of the Monastery that the Castelo de Guimaraes was built to...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Thrilling to stand in the center of this town with all its history. Look closely at the center structure in town with all its carvings, amazing

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Portugal is full of churches, yet every one is very nice. This one too, with an old like exterior. You can enter for 5 minutes and relax.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Whilst visiting the Historic Centre we visited this church and was surprised by the stone simplicity. The side niches held beautifully ornate religious images and the image behind the altar was quite striking

Thank phshanks
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