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Monuments in Vila do Conde

Convento e Igreja de Santa Clara

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Largo do Monte
4480-754, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

A Igreja de Santa Clara, do século XIV, apresenta uma estrutura gótica, com alguns acréscimos renascentistas. Na Capela dos Fundadores – do século XVI – encontram-se os túmulos -Monumento Nacional do Infante D. Afonso Sanches e sua mulher D. Teresa Martins, em pedra de anca, considerados das mais belas obras de escultura tumular em estilo manuelino. O Convento de Santa Clara é um imóvel do século XVIII e está inserido na zona especial de proteção da Igreja de Santa Clara de Vila do Conde, classificada como Monumento Nacional.

Castro de São Paio

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Rua de Sampaio
4485, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

Trata-se de uma aldeia fortificada datada do primeiro milénio a.C., correspondendo à fixação de povos do Noroeste Peninsular a que os romanos chamaram Calaicos. Foi depois abandonado com a chegada dos romanos cerca de 20 a.C..

Forte de São João Baptista / Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

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Avenida do Brasil, 4480
4480-659, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

Construction of polygonal plant, bastion, turreted in angles. Strong who served military functions until the 19th century, when it passed the only control the input and output of small boats. Inside there are remnants of bunkers and supplies. It was built in the 17th century and, in 1999, adapted by architects Paul Lobo and Amedeo Mandolesi to hotel and restaurant.

Igreja de São João Baptista / Igreja Matriz de Vila do Conde

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Rua 25 de Abril, 147
4480-754, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

In this church constructed in 1496, it stands out the main façade sided by bell towers from the 17th century, presenting a magnificent Manueline doorway, laced and sculpted work done by João de Ruão. The interior presents three naves with wooden ceilings, separated by four round arches. On the transept chapels it stands out the golden carving and the coffered vaults.

Aqueduto de Vila do Conde / Aqueduto de Santa Clara

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Rua Dom Nuno Álvares Pereira
4480-754, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

18th century work also known as Aqueduct of the convent, consisting of a long arched colonnades, today partially ruined. It is an artificial channel built from the convent of Santa Clara to the East and initially comprised of 999 arches. It has a wingspan and height arches backwards, with broken arches and upper rounded channel profile.

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Guia

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Foz do Rio Ave
4480-659, Vila Do Conde

Vila do Conde

Temple founded in the centuries XIV\/XV, suffered changes in later centuries. Outside the Chapel is topped by a large dome. Inside deserve particular reference tile flooring, the 17th century pulpit and the coffered ceiling, decorated with elements of the Marian theme.

Capela de Nossa Senhora do Socorro

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Rua do Socorro
4480-792, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

Chapel founded in 1603, has a square plan, covered by a huge dome and cornice surmounted by lily flowers. Highlights the grave emblazoned Loh pilot and his wife, the tiles at the beginning of the 18th century and the gilded main altar, Joanna.

Casa da Praça

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Rua Doutor Américo Silva, 179
4480-166, Azurara

Vila do Conde

This emblazoned house from the XVII century has a simple style. The noble floor is filled by eight windows with a balcony in lattice and on the middle of it there is a Coat of Arms on a shield party per cross.

Igreja de Santa Maria de Azurara

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Rua Nossa Srenhora da Conceição, 72
4480-171, Azurara

Vila do Conde

This temple from the 15th century recently underwent some improvement work. It has a façade sided by a campanile from the 17th century and a Manueline portico. On the inside there are three naves and a main chapel with hand painted vaults. It is worthy to mention the glazed tiles coverage, the carved main altarpiece and the paintings from the 18th century.

Igreja da Lapa

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Rua da Lapa, 421
4480-848, Vila do Conde

Vila do Conde

Work ascribed to Nicolau Nasoni in which stands out the decorative richness in the outer stonework, interiors and talha.

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