Igreja do Convento de São Bento

A convent founded in 1590 by command of a noble dame of Bragança, that occupies the houses that belonged to her. The stone coats of arms in the façade of the church are still visible. A special note to the domed nave's ceiling, with paintings by Manuel Caetano Fortuna, and the main chapel with a retable of 1721 and the ceiling.

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Rua de São Francisco
5300-050,Bragança

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

Monuments near Igreja do Convento de São Bento

Edifício da Pousada de São Bartolomeu


Pousada built from scratch in the 20th century, belonging to the Group Pestana Pousadas.

Fonte da Rainha / Fonte do Cano


Source of backrest consisting of a rectangular tank, with eye-catching gable cornice.

Domus Municipalis / Antigos Paços Municipais


A monument probably built during the 15th century, with two distinct bodies. According to documents of that time, the objective of this construction was utilit…

Casa dos Morgados


This is probably a house of the 1800s that belonged to the family Sá Vargas.

Castelo de Bragança


One of the most imposing fortresses of the 13th century, with an oval plan, cylindric towers in the angles and a square donjon in the centre. The donjon, gothi…

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