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Monuments in Amarante
Praça da República
Founded in 1540, this convent features of various eras. In this monument are the main façade, the taste, the filipino side, with its three-story portico, (being the last Baroque, with pediment crowned by the Royal shield). A special attention to the balcony of Kings, five arches Gallery to the left side of the portico, the two cloisters and the interior, with three naves, with all its decoration. Currently, works here the Municipal Museum Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso.
Lugar do Mosteiro
4600-613, Freixo de Baixo
This temple, constructed on the 12th century, it is a lively example from a Romanic church and it possesses one impressive bell ringer tower with a defensive function.
Rua do Mosteiro (EN 15)
This is one of the most known Romanic Monasteries. It is rather well conserved with rich sculptures elements and a high crenel tower with a bell which doorway displays in its tympanum an Agnus Dei. The church main doorway has four archivolts, in which the arches are settled in worked capitals being topped by a row of modillions. It has a crenel bell tower to which one enters by a doorway with two archivolts sculpted in low relief. On the inside with three naves it is possible to find four bays, a rectangular main chapel and two rounds apsis. It …
Lugar do Mosteiro
This Romanic church has a nave which was rearranged afterwards. The most remarkable Romanic element is its gateway.
Largo de São Pedro
This 18th century temple presents, on the frontage, a bell ringer tower topped by an attic in small arches. The inside of the nave has panels of glazed tiles from the 17th century. It is worthy to be mentioned the sacristy roof, the altarpieces carved and the glazed tiles covering the interior.
Rua Bairro de Santa Clara
In higher quota to the Church of the convent of São Gonçalo, this temple was built in the first half of the 18th century by Dominican Third. Holder of a Baroque-style facade, the interior is lavishly decorated with gilt, with a Rococo altar.
Rua da Igreja
This Romanic temple has a nave and a rectangular behead. The door has three archivolts slightly raised which indicate the passage to the gothic.