Cista de São Bento

Roman CIST of Vizela, situated in the parish of St. Michael, more precisely in the sanctuary of St. Benedict. During the Bronze age to the iron age saw the ceremonial cremation of the bodies. The ashes that remained stored in urns, which were placed in presenters alongside smaller pots with offerings to the dead.


Rua de São Bento (CM 1613)
4815-496,Caldas de Vizela


  • Easy external parking
  • Archeological sites
  • True

Monuments near Cista de São Bento

Bica Quente

Legend has it that whoever put the finger in this font will be forever "prisoner" of Vizela. In the basement of the town are born the sulphurous waters that sp…

Capela da Nossa Senhora da Tocha

Pre-Romanesque monument, also known as the Castro, is very remote location and legendary and miraculous belief. It is perched on a hill, where there is a viewp…

Casa de Sá

Villa type House, eclectic style, with rectangular plan and chapel inside. Currently, in addition to a private house, is a center of agricultural production. T…

Igreja Matriz de São João

Inside this temple there are beautiful carved altarpieces evoking an intervention from the Joanine period. Posterior restoration added the sacrarium medallions…

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