Igreja de São Dâmaso

Its construction began in the 17th century, having finished in the 18th century. The interior is decorated with gilt and tiles of the late 17th century and 18TH century, depicting the life of Pope St. Damasus, who according to tradition, was born in Guimarães. Another highlight in the chancel the gilded altarpiece by Peter Rabbit.

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Rua Dona Mafalda
4800-430,Guimarães

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

Monuments near Igreja de São Dâmaso

Busto de João Franco


Bronze bust placed on a high pedestal in granite with the coat of arms of the city, erected in honour of João Franco.

Casa da Rua Nova


House of medieval origin, with three floors and a small garden. It was rebuilt in the 17th century and saw the interior changed in the 19th century. Recently u…

Casa dos Coutos / Tribunal da Relação de Guimarães


Mannerist and Rococo Palace of irregular plant, consisting of two main facades with richly decorated portals. In the interior, especially the former Hall with …

Castelo de Guimarães


In the 10th century, the Countess Mumadona, sent in his Homestead, built a monastery. The fact of being the target of intense Moorish attacks, did build a fort…

Centro Histórico de Guimarães


Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the historic centre of Guimarães is a clear example of the preservation of a medieval urban core, in what is today …

Edifício na Rua Egas Moniz


Three-story building with rectangular plant, two rebounds, balustrades and balconies carved Corbels. In 1985\/87 underwent rehabilitation works by the architec…

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