Capela de São Brás

The interior was transformed and it is belived that in one of the sarcophagues lies the famous warrior known as the Espadeiro (swordsman). The tomb has a sowrd between two half moons, simbolizing the legendary bravery of the Espadeiro and the city's arms. Currently, this chapel is part of the Church of Saint Denis.

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Vila Velha
5000-651,Vila Real

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  • Easy external parking
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Monuments near Capela de São Brás

Casa de Diogo Cão


According to tradition, this was the birthplace of the sea discovrer Diogo Cão, probably of the 15th century. It is a building with two floors and an exterior …

Estátua de Carvalho Araújo


A statue that pays tribute to Carvalho de Araújo.

Igreja da Misericórdia de Vila Real


Built in the 16th century, has undergone changes over the centuries. The interior of a single nave, has 17th century altarpieces and baseboards of tile. The fa…

Igreja de São Domingos / Sé Catedral de Vila Real


With gothic characteristics, this temple has three naves divided on the façade by two counterforts. The portic is ogival with multiple archivolts, sided by two…

Pelourinho de Vila Real


Standing on a pedestal with three steps, it has a base and an octagonal main part of the column. On it stands the four faced base, with arched windows. A high …

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