Mosteiro de Santa Marinha da Costa

This Convent was founded on the 12th century by Queen Dona Mafalda, wife of Dom Afonso Henriques. The Monastery has this present appearance due to the reconstruction occurred on the 16th century. From this period there are the vault on the main chapel, the cloister covered in historian glazed tiles from the 18th century. The inside obeys to the rococo and neoclassic style. It is worthy to mention the choir, the pulpit, the organ and the rococo carving decorated with angels and mythological figures. In 1951 a fire damaged part of the Convent that after restoration and transformation work it became a Posada.

Contacts


Largo Domingos Leite de Castro
4810-011,Guimarães

    Characteristics


  • Private parking
  • Convents & Monasteries
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

    opening hours


    Verão

  • saturday: 11:00-13:00

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