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The Church of Cedofeita is a medieval church in the civil parish of Cedofeita, municipality of Porto, in the northern Grande Porto Subregion of Portugal. The Church is a rare architectural example of a single-nave vaulted-ceiling temple, and the unique one in the traditional Entre-Douro-e-Minho Province region of Portugal.Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Porto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
The oldest document referring to the Church date to 1087, when it was consecrated and funds allocated for its upkeep. From surveys of the building, at least two former structures occupied the same place: one built around the 10th century, from which two Pre-romanesque capitals are preserved in the interior; and another consecrated in 1098, by the Bishop of Braga, from which the lower part of the main chapel has survived. The more remote vestiges, now preserved, suggest a dating to the late 9th, early 10th century. It has been debated that, following his reconquest of the city of Porto, Vímara Peres, in 868, constructed or rebuilt a temple (whose remaining two triumphal arch capitals were later reused in the Romanesque period). These capitals are one of the most important indicators of constructive dynamics that accompanied the first conquest of the territories along the Douro and stylistically relate to the late-Asturian construction (such as in the churches of São Salvador and Valdediós Priesca, both from the beginning of the tenth century. One of the vestiges of this period was the use of soft limestone (from the region of Coimbra), a fact that contrasts with the widespread use of granite in later public works. In the 11th century construction campaign that followed, supported and consecrated in 1087 by the Bishop of Braga (D. Pedro), included the lower areas of the chancel, whose blind arcades were constructed in a more archaic style.
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市の北西部にある公園の中にあり、バス停Igreja Cedofeitaの近くで、３M、２０２，３０１，５０２番のバスでアクセスできます。 元々の教会は５世紀から６世紀に建てられたそうです。現存する教会も、１１世紀頃ではないかと言われているそうです。大聖堂のファサードのように削った石を積み上げた感じで、窓も小さく細く独特のフォルムです。 more »Set in a park in the northwestern part of the city, near the Igreja Cedofeita bus stop, it can be reached by bus 3M, 202,301,502. The original church was built from the 5th to 6th centuries. It is said that the existing church is also around the 11th century. It is a feeling that the stone which was shaved like the facade of the cathedral is piled up, and the window is small, thin, and a peculiar form.
Igreja de Sao Martinho de Cedofeita is one of the some churches located in Porto, the main city in the North of Portugal. In fact, in the park, there are two churches: the. modern one, probably was bu... more »
Likes this place because of one really big tree and lots of beautiful birds .. Peace of mind
Odd place on the planet, VL century, beautiful architecture, a place that has to be open, even if it is restricted to a certain amount of people, but open. Wonderful on the outside I imagined inside, I saw only the photos here, spent every day in front for months, waiting one day to be lucky to see it open. But I didn't have that gift! But everyone needs Know and read a little of its history, for those who are Catholic or until they are not. It is part of the history of the world was erected before Portugal was Protugal! Light to this place 👋👋👋🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹..
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