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Monuments in Lousada

Relógio de Sol de Lousada São Miguel

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Lousada São Miguel
4620, Lousada (São Miguel)

Lousada

A stone Sun Clock that is about half a metre wide and stand on a square base that is about 3 metres tall. Even though it is well signalized, it is badly preserved. In the hand's place there is an improvised wire that takes away its value and is surrounded by bushes.

Ponte de Nevogilde

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Lugar da Ponte
4620, Nevogilde

Lousada

A small roman bridge over the Mesio river that has two arches.

Ponte de Espindo

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Lugar de Espindo
4620-364, Meinedo

Lousada

Although their dating is difficult, it is assumed to have been built during the late Romanesque judging by the constructive technique, presenting a Gothic character around the Board in easel. Formed by a single round arch, with the pillars leaving directly from the banks, which ensures greater longevity of Romanesque bridges in comparison with the Roman, ensures communication between the places of Bustelo and Boim. Sustained conservation works, including the consolidation of the built and the surrounding treatment with access routes, lighting and parking area.

Ponte de Vilela

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Lugar de Vilela
4620-021, Aveleda

Lousada

Although difficult to date, the construction of this bridge can be between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries considering the respective technical and constructive characteristics and judging by the references in the Parish Memories of 1758. However, it may have been built in the period of growth of needs of circulation in the region during the 13th century, with the strong demographic expansion, the Crusades, pilgrimages and increasing mobility of the population. Featuring four perfect round arches, their typology is inspired by the Roman constructions.

Ponte da Veiga

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Rua da Ponte da Veiga
4620, Torno

Lousada

A roman bridge with an arch. It is called Ponte da Veiga because it is located in a "veiga" along the Sousa river.

Igreja Matriz de São Miguel

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Rua da Igreja
4620, São Miguel

Lousada

The Igreja Matriz de São Miguel, of small dimensions, lies about half a hillside and still retains traces of the Romanesque building. Has two bells. It is very visited during the celebration of Feasts of St. Michael, which takes place on 29 September.

Igreja do Salvador de Aveleda

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Lugar da Igreja
4620-078, Aveleda

Lousada

The first documentary reference to this temple dates back to 1177 when Vela Rana, heir of Egas Moniz and Teresa Afonso, donates his assets in Lousada at the Savior's Monastery of Paço de Sousa. Subsequently, the patron saint of the Church is documented in 1218 and the Inquiries of 1258. Despite these references, the current building is of moth later, possessing elements of late-arriving from the late 13th century and 14TH century. Having undergone reforms in modern times, saves the ship and the western façade of Romanesque features, in testimony to the persistence of this current on Portuguese medieval architecture. …

Igreja Matriz de Pias

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Pias
4620, Pias

Lousada

Church displays altars in Baroque carved Johannite and figurative tiles fill the walls. Includes a Bell Tower and a Bell Tower, whose construction is later than the Church. Built in 1736.

Igreja Matriz de Caíde de Rei

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Caíde de Rei
4620, Caíde de Rei

Lousada

This church was originally a medieval building, with the subsequent recovery has been profoundly changed in the 19th century.

Capela do Senhor dos Aflitos

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Praça da República, 160
4620, Silvares

Lousada

This baroque chapel is located in the centre of the village, atop the hill that has the same name.

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