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Igreja de Sao Francisco

Largo de Sao Francisco, Guimaraes 4810-429, Portugal
+351 253 512 507
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Largo de Sao Francisco, Guimaraes 4810-429, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Any tour of Portugal will inevitably include a visit to at least one of the countless churches found throughout the city. Before you reach your fill be sure to see this particular church while in Guimaraes. The late 14th century building has an interesting blend...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are wandering around go in and look at this church but there is nothing spectacular...just another large church.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 1 August 2016

we were welcomed by the priest, making the visit and explinations for us in french and I received a holy postcard of St Francisco as gift! Never forget this moment! The churche is beautifully decorated.

Thank minhue
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Located just outside the walled old city lies this massive church and adjoining convent. The interior is quite ornate and is covered in blue and white tiles and a gold gilded altar. The interior ceiling is a massive stone/concrete arch, also highly stylized. The exterior...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I agree with other reviewers - this is worth a detour out of town to visit and once inside, dont forget to look at the ceiling.

Thank juliatk168
Reviewed 24 December 2015

A lot of details emerge in this big church. It should not make you indifferent any of the altars and decorations shown

Thank paulsT1746XO
Reviewed 6 December 2015

A perfect example of portuguese art. This church is unbelievably beautiful. Take a tour and enjoy. It is really cheap.

Thank anjoanarc
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Outside the church is very interesting, but inside is really amazing. If you have the opportunity to visit the sacristy is really good. You can also see the claustro. It is very important to notice that is a very alive place where Francsicans live and...More

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Another church depicting the Holy Virgin with 7 swords in her stomach - learned from Igreja Sto. António dos Capuchos That these are the suffering the mother suffered for her son. Interior golden. At the foot of the magnificent Largo República do Brasil, a flower...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Breathtaking. Among all Santuaries, Cathedrals and churches this is most probabaly one of the nicest in the North of Portugal.

Thank Emi V
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