Igreja de Santa Maria de Airães

Although founded in the 11th century, the Romanesque building of this church just happened in the 13th and 14th centuries, when were also introduced Gothic-inspired elements, suffering after an expansion to three ships and refurbishing in the 17th and 19TH centuries. The original saves four archivolts portico. The interior, whose aspect is clear from reconstructions suffered, is partially coated tiles from the 17th century. It is worth to admire the Romanesque portico, the three naves supported by powerful columns and gilded statues. It was declared a national monument in September 29, 1977.

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Lugar do Mosteiro
4650-078,Airães

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (with a guide)
  • True

Monuments near Igreja de Santa Maria de Airães

Moinho de Travassós


A well preserved water mill in the banks of the Vizela river. It is currently working.

Moinhos de Airães


Several stone water mills, abandoned and closed.

Via Romana de Pombeiro de Ribavizela


A well preserved roman road. Its dimensions are still uncertain since it is still being excavated.

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