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Church of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos

The Church of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos, also known as Parish Church of Matosinhos or Church of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Matosinhos, Portugal
Beautiful church close by the cruise line docking in Pirto

Houses the famous Bom Jesus statue transferred here in the 16 th century from a monastery Church... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Rua Silva Cunha 107, Matosinhos 4450-222, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Church of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos, also known as Parish Church of Matosinhos or Church of the Savior, was built by Architect João de Rouão (original temple) and then enlarged by Nicolau Nasoni (architect with very representative works in the city of Porto) Matosinhos...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Houses the famous Bom Jesus statue transferred here in the 16 th century from a monastery Church itself was built in 1542. Best of all this beautiful church is easy walking distance from the cruise ship dock. Beautiful gold leaf in the altar but don't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you happen to be there don't miss it. It is a wonderfull example of portuguese rococò. You can really see how rich Portugal was during the Discoveries with all the gold.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My cruise line stopped in Porto's Cruise Port (Leixoes) on a Sunday. Since my tour to Porto is not until the afternoon, I looked for a church to attend Sunday mass. It is always a struggle trying to attend Sunday mass when one is cruising...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful treasure in Matosinhos! The arquitectural features and the decor are worth while to visit and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is worth a visit. A calm haven, stunning to see inside, with heaps of history. A must see in Matoshinos and worth a trip from Porto.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It was built in the 16th century and reconstructed in the 18th century by Nicolau Nasoni, an Italian architect, the same that created The Clérigos' Tower. In the interior, the golden carving abounds, and the chapel of the tree of life and the high altar...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

after our morning walking tour,we took the commuter train from Porto to Braga. It was a 20 mins walk from the Braga train station to the old town. Then it took us a while to find the bus going to Bom Jesus. The bus will...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Is a 16th century church, which is a place of pilgrimage and feasts in honour of Our Lord of Matosinhos. It was renovated in the 18th century, with a gilded altar in Baroque style by the italian architect Nicolau Nasoni. It is the main Parish...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Vitor S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Went there over the public local holiday season and it quite nice the view and all the surrounding atmosphere. The garden is pretty, you can also find a small museum . Do recommend

Date of experience: May 2016
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18 April 2018|
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You don't need to by any tickets. You just need to find it open.
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