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Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Consolação - Guimarães

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Consolação - Guimarães

View of the facade of the Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Consolação e Santos Passos in Guimarães. This Baroque style church dates back to 1785. Previous to this the site was home to a small 16th hermitage also dedicated to Our Lady of Consolation.

Perhaps the most striking feature of the church are its two towers which were added almost a century after the rest was completed.

Guimarães

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Heralded as the birthplace of Portugal as we know it today, the role of Guimarães in establishing Portugal’s status as an independent country and national identity is significant. Already housing an important monastery, protected...

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