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Visit of the village of Arouca.

As we do live not too far from this location, we took our Brazilian friends to a visit of this... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Great baroque monastery

This monastery is worth a visit. It’s easier to visit the church (during the opening time, the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Vitor A
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Lisbon, Portugal
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1 Oct 2018
“Visit of the village of Arouca.”
3 Sep 2017
“Great baroque monastery”
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

As we do live not too far from this location, we took our Brazilian friends to a visit of this Monastery, this because we have about the same interests. The Monastery of Arouca, has been founded in the honour of “Saint Peter”, and was originally...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This monastery is worth a visit. It’s easier to visit the church (during the opening time, the entrance is free. For visiting the monastery – cloister, kitchen, chapter house, cells, museum, etc. there are only guided visits (every 40/45 minutes) – be sure that you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

When arriving in the city of Arouca, just after the roundabout, you will see on your right the Monastery of Arouca. Only the church is open to the public, as it was on a Sunday afternoon. It is a Hugh building with a magnificent church,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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