Igreja Matriz do Cartaxo

This church was built in 1552 and rebuilt in the XVII century. On the 23rd April 1909 there was an earth shake that ruined the church tower and therefore it was destroyed. The walls are covered with tiles representing S. João Baptista life.


Largo de São João Baptista


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Monuments near Igreja Matriz do Cartaxo

Cruzeiro do Cartaxo

The column has the forend torso and the capital ediculado with carved representations of scenes from the Passion. The cross features a face Christ and in the h…

Capela do Santo Cristo

Thought to have been built in the first half of the 17th century. It consists of nave and chancel. Is inserted inside the cemetery. The main façade has light b…

Capela do Senhor dos Passos

Its construction likely date from the first half of the 16th century, dedicated to our Lady of the Annunciation, consisting of nave, chancel and Bell Tower. Th…

Estátua de Marcelino Mesquita

Marcelino Antonio da Silva Mesquita was born in Cartaxo, in 1856. Despite having a degree in medicine, was in the letters found its splendor. They join their d…

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