Igreja do Bom Jesus de Matosinhos

A Renaissance building of the 16th century, that underwent remodellation works in the 18th century according to plans by Nicolau Nasoni. Inside the temple, a special note to some of the most important golden carvings by baroque artists in the north of the country. A special note also to its two bell towers, the main door decorated by a medalion with a shell, and the two lateral niches of statues of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Inside, one can find the golden carved high altar that has a niche with the image of Christ on the cross, the most ancient in the country, from the 12th/13th centuries.

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4450,Matosinhos

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Busto de António Nobre


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Capela de Santana


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Largo de Santo António do Telheiro, São Mamede de Infesta

Capela de Santo António do Telheiro


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Escultura de Zulmiro de Carvalho


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