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Vila do Conde
Tuesday, 3 October 2023

Monastery and Church of Saint Clare

The institution of the Monastery of Saint Clare (Mosteiro de Santa Clara) dates from May 7th 1318, being its founders D. Afonso Sanches, illegitimate...

Sixteenth Century Carrack

The Sixteenth Century Carrack, a replica of a Portuguese ship from the early 1500s for North Atlantic routes, was designed by Admiral Rogério d'Oliveira...

Matrice Church

Vila do Conde's Matrice Church (Mother Church - Igreja Matriz), dedicated to St. John the Baptist, was started to be built in the last...

Royal Customs

The Royal Customs building - Museum of Naval Construction, was built by order of D. João II, King of Portugal, by means of a...

Fort of Saint John the Baptist

The Fort of Saint John the Baptist, often referred to as Vila do Conde's Castle, is located at the mouth of the Ave river. It...

Aqueduct of Saint Clare

The Aqueduct of Saint Clare (Aqueduto de Santa Clara) was designed to transport water to the convent of the same name. Since its foundation,...

Church of Mercy

The Holy House of Mercy of Vila do Conde (Santa Casa da Misericórdia) was founded in 1510, on the recommendation of King Manuel I...

Memory Center

The Vila do Conde Memory Center (Centro de Memória de Vila do Conde) is located in an emblazoned house, the Manor of St. Sebastian...

Town Hall and Pillory

The Town Hall wasn't always located in this place. There are records from 1466 that refer to the existence of two municipal buildings, named...

Municipal Theater

Vila do Conde's Municipal Theater was formerly known as Cine-Teatro Neiva (Neiva's Cine-Theater), due to its owner Joaquim de Oliveira Neiva. Inaugurated in 1947, contemporary...
Vila do Conde
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Chapel of Saint Benedict

In a small area formed by the meeting of Rua de São Bento and Rua dos Prazeres stands the Chapel of Saint Benedict (Capela...

Monument to the Lacemaker

The Monument to the Lacemaker is a homage to Vila do Conde's women, who have perpetuated for centuries the art of bobbin lace production. Designed...

Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Hospice of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Discalced Carmelites was founded in 1755. In 1763, D. Gaspar de Bragança, Archbishop of Braga, granted...

Memorial to Former Overseas Combatants

The Memorial to Former Overseas Combatants was inaugurated on June 10th 2010, Day of Portugal. The set is composed of two distinct elements. The central...

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