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Friday, 3 July 2020

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...
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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...

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...

Melo’s Mansion

Melo's Mansion (Palacete Melo), one of the oldest existing buildings of the time of Vila do Conde's expansion towards the sea, was commissioned in...

Church of Our Lady of Lapa

The Church of Our Lady of Lapa (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Lapa - cave/grotto) was built in the place where the Hermitage of...

Old Square

The Old Square, the traditional name of the current Largo Antero de Quental, was the place of residence of two illustrious poets, namely Antero...

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