Igreja Matriz de Chaves / Igreja de Santa Maria Maior
Medieval, Mannerist and late-Baroque church, with a composite longitudinal plan, with three naves and five bays. It was built in the Middle Ages, probably in the 12th century, on the ruins of previous temples. From the medieval construction, it preserves the bell tower, the portico and some sculptures. Inside, there is the Santíssimo Chapel, next to the chancel.
Rua da Ordem Terceira, 88
- Easy external parking
- Churches, Chapels & Temples
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Monuments near Igreja Matriz de Chaves / Igreja de Santa Maria Maior
Antigo Quartel da Guarda Principal / Museu da Região Flaviense
Building called Paço dos Duques de Bragança, despite having been built to house troops. It is an 18th century rectangular plant barracks where currently locate…
Fonte da Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes
Large stone structure, with three semicircular bicas and three small tanks.
Castelo de Chaves
Built by Dom Dinis, this castle was of great strategic-military importance in the defense of northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the Restoratio…
Escultura "Será que a Gioconda tem alma"
Stone sculpture located in a small garden.
Estátua da Santa Maria Mantela
Legend of Mary keeping it that after this have had seven sons, and as at that time considered themselves infidels women who had more than one son, this sent fi…