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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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ポルトに滞在中こちらの教会を訪れました。アズレージョの装飾を含め美しい教会が多いポルトで、人からこちらが一番古いと聞いて見てみたくなりました。石を積み上げたようなシンプルな姿を見て、これが本来の祈りの場所ではないかと感じました。 more »I visited this church during my stay in Porto. There are many beautiful churches, including azrejo decorations, and i wanted to hear from people that this is the oldest. When I saw the simple figure of the stone piled up, I felt that this was the place of the original prayer.
Igreja São Martinho de Cedofeita tem estilo rústico, com pedras cinzentas expostas, tem sua torre numa posição lateral more »São Martinho de Cedofeita Church has rustic style, with exposed grey stones, has its tower in a lateral position
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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