Antigo Convento da Ordem de Avis

Temple founded in uncertain date, but knowing that it was rebuilt in the mid-17th century. In appearance it keeps the moth. The Church has a simple porch, crowned by a pediment with the arms. The chancel, of Renaissance style, was built in 1694, being the rest of the Church of Baroque feature. It is saved on the local convent the famous shrine of St. Peter and St. Paul, silver marquetry work of 15th-century goldsmithery.

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Largo Cândido dos Reis
7480-116,Avis

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