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Monastery of Saint Mary of Pombeiro

Closes in 2 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The security guy is an amazing tour guide

We were already tired after 1 hrs waiting for the tour and about to leave. The security guy finally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter G
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A hidden gem

A surprise awaits the tourist who comes to visit this monastery. There is a 'guard' who will show... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2016
Ian P
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2 weeks ago
“The security guy is an amazing tour guide ”
Nov 22, 2016
“A hidden gem”
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Saint Mary of Pombeiro was one of the most important Benedictine monasteries in the Entre-Douro-e-Minho region. Founded by D. Gomes Echiegues and his wife Gontroda in 1102, its origins lie in an ancient monastic community. Despite the extensive work...more
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Lugar do Mosteiro, Felgueiras 4610-637, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were already tired after 1 hrs waiting for the tour and about to leave. The security guy finally came back from his lunch brake and offered us a short tour for 2 euro a person. First impression we got wasn't friendly at all and...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

A surprise awaits the tourist who comes to visit this monastery. There is a 'guard' who will show you round and point out the more interesting features of this medieval building. We particularly liked the organ and the bellows system to enable it to make...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

You really need to see this heritage, in Pombeiro. The view from here is amazing and peacefull. The monestary is vey beautiful and old.

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Reviewed May 27, 2016

Did a tour of this historic building while in Pombeiro. Simply walked from our Hotel and were fortunate to find it open and benefit from the knowledge of the person that attends to visitors there. Classified as a national monument. Do check the pictures!

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