Casa de Mateus, Vila Real

Specialities and Highlights The Casa de Mateus was built during the first half of the eighteenth century by António José Botelho Mourão (1688-1746), 3rd Morgado of Mateus. The chapel was completed by his son, D. Luís António de Sousa Botelho Mourão (1722-1798). The architectural design of the house, ex-libris of Portuguese Baroque, is…

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Casa do Paço (House-Museum of Casa do Paço)

Specialities and Highlights A Casa do Paço de Dalvares was one created at the beginning of the monarchy. In Inquiries of Afonso III and studied by Almeida Fernandes, appears as the designated Honor or Adalvares Alvares. Adalvares, Alvares, Dalvares, was a fifth, an honor that kept their old privileges over…

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Igreja do Desterro (Church of Exile)

About this Site This Church situated in Lamego at the beginning of Cardoso Avelino Street, was founded in 1640, the Bailiff of Leca, D. Fray Luis de Tavora. On its facade, stand out two columns of granite with Corinthian capitals over the crest of the founder. Inside glaring century paintings….

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