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Igreja de Sao Francisco

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Address: Largo de Sao Francisco, Guimaraes, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 25351-25-07

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Great church

From outside you cannaot imagine how beautiful is inside. The decoration is breathtaking. Most probabaly one of the nicest church in North Portugal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

From outside you cannaot imagine how beautiful is inside. The decoration is breathtaking. Most probabaly one of the nicest church in North Portugal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful experience with service going on but kept us from taking any photos. Not as massive as some other churches but worth the visit.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Such discrete exteriors contrast the luxurious interiors of gold and traditional blue tiles. It is amazing and should never be missed in a visit to Guimaraes. Please note, it may only be open for a few hours in the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The Church of Sao Gonçalo is the main monument of Amarante and one of the most beautiful churches in Portugal. Apart from that, it is located in the heart of town, next to the Roman bridge (rebuilt) and in a place that marks one of the main battles between the Napoleonic troops against the allied Portuguese/Britain troops. The view is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

From outside nobody can imagine how sumptuous is the church of São Francisco at Guimarães. The magnificent main chapel and side altars all covered in gold make this religious building one of the most outstanding in northern Portugal. The sacristy is something really out of this world if one considers its artistic heritage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

The main altar and tiles were stunning. And no one was there, as they are in some churches, making sure you didn't take pictures. We were able to take pictures, and we keep enjoying the beauty that way now that we are back home. This is definitely one of the more beautiful churches in Portugal that we have seen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Amazing church, so nice and imponent that you feel it is really a God's house. We saw an exibithion of a classical string quartet and 2 opera singers in this church, will never forget it. Acoustic conditions are perfect in a church built 14th century.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

historic, impressive..I have visited many times and always find something new

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Very pretty, very beautifully sited, and just a short walk up from the square and the cathedral.

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Additional Information about Igreja de Sao Francisco

Address: Largo de Sao Francisco, Guimaraes, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 25351-25-07
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes

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