Convento Corpus Christi
It was founded in 1345 by a noblewoman from Gaia, Maria Mendes Patite, who handed it over to the S. Domingos Order. In the 17th century, with the floods in the Douro River, the Monastery underwent profound changes and ended up being extinguished in 1834, leading to the construction, in the second half of the 17th century, of a new temple. With a unique architecture, the Choir stands out inside, with an imposing ceiling decorated with oil paintings. Its recovery has revealed many pieces of sacred art, such as a sculpture of Christ crucified dating from the 14th century, and a space that hosts exhibitions and conferences.
Largo de Aljubarrota, 13
4400-012,Vila Nova de Gaia
- Exposições, Temporary exhibitions
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