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Igreja Matriz da Paroquia de Santa Maria Maior

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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
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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
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Salvador, Brazil
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Dec 27, 2017
“Beautiful church”
Jul 28, 2017
“A hidden gem in unfairly underestimated Barcelos!”
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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.

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.

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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

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

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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

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