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Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Salzedas

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Trip to the North of Portugal.

Arrived in Salzedas the church who in reality is a “Monastery” of medieval origin containing... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2014
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Portugal at its best

A beautiful and old monastery church flanked by a refurbished hall where a small exhibition takes... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2014
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16 Sep 2016
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6 Aug 2014
“Trip to the North of Portugal.”
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The male Cistercian monastery of Santa Maria de Salzedas was founded in 1156 and its construction started in 1168. It was in the late 16th century and during the 17th century that the monastery has the first great renovation works. The medieval...more
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Praca Antonio P Sousa | Salzedas, Tarouca 3610-073, Portugal
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful exterior of the monastery church and interesting museum on the village square. 3 euros to see the cloisters ok but audio visual not working and apparently only in Portuguese.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Arrived in Salzedas the church who in reality is a “Monastery” of medieval origin containing church, sacristy, cloisters and parochial residence, worthwhile to see. It is already starting with the front door who is special, and when entering on the inside, you normally would expect...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

A beautiful and old monastery church flanked by a refurbished hall where a small exhibition takes place. If you are interested in the life of Saint Bernard and the French Cistercian order this is for you. It might not be a must do but it...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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