Igreja de Santa Maria Maior

Neo-Baroque revival Church of longitudinal plant, consisting of a nave, a chancel narrower and lower, a side chapel, a Baptistry, a Bell Tower and some annexes. It was built in 1886 on the spot where once existed the ancient Church of Santa Maria do Castelo. In the interior, especially the altarpieces of gilt and neorrococós neoclassicists.

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Rua Senhor da Paciência
6200-158,Covilhã

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
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