19.6 C
Vila do Conde
Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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...

Submonastery House (Municipal Auditorium)

The Submonastery House, also known as Manor of the Vasconcelos, was built in the second half of the 18th century. This family kept the...

Municipal Youth Center

The building of Vila do Conde's Municipal Youth Center was built in 1917, on the initiative of the Beach Advertising Society, in order to...

King John II’s Square

King John II's Square, rehabilitated in 2001, shows visitors various celebrations of the Portuguese Discoveries, such as the columns of the "five corners of...

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...

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...

Memory Obelisk

The Memory Obelisk is a monument alluding to the first landing attempt of D. Pedro's liberal troops on July 8th 1832, at the mouth...

Monument to the Deceased of the Great War

Inaugurated with pomp and circumstance on April 10th 1932, in Largo da Meia Laranja, on Avenida Figueiredo Faria, the Monument to the Deceased of...

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...

House of Guerra Junqueiro

Guerra Junqueiro, a famous writer whose grave is in the National Pantheon, lived in Vila do Conde between 1899 and 1906. The poet, taking...
Vila do Conde
broken clouds
19.6 ° C
20.6 °
18.3 °
68 %
2.6kmh
75 %
Wed
19 °
Thu
18 °
Fri
21 °
Sat
28 °
Sun
18 °

Others

Vila do Conde has many other places of obligatory visit, built over the several centuries of its history, such as the Aqueduct, the Fort...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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