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I went in this church the day I was leaving Guimaraes. When I entered this very elaborate church, I just could not believe my eyes, I thought I had seen all types of churches. It's difficult to explain what is worth seeing in this church,...More
This building is really impressive, vast and with an awesome baroque decoration. If you don´t have much time to explore Guimarães, this is one of the places you should put first in your list of places to see. The façade seems a bit austere from...More
Very serene and you feel very pious when you enter this church in particular. It’s very ornate and yet feels very welcoming and humble.. must visit. We were lucky to go during the day and again in the night and got a preview of the...More
Any tour of Portugal will inevitably include a visit to at least one of the countless churches found throughout the city. Before you reach your fill be sure to see this particular church while in Guimaraes. The late 14th century building has an interesting blend...More
we were welcomed by the priest, making the visit and explinations for us in french and I received a holy postcard of St Francisco as gift! Never forget this moment! The churche is beautifully decorated.
Located just outside the walled old city lies this massive church and adjoining convent. The interior is quite ornate and is covered in blue and white tiles and a gold gilded altar. The interior ceiling is a massive stone/concrete arch, also highly stylized. The exterior...More