Longos Vales' Monastery

Monção, Portugal

The Longos Vales's Monastery foundation is attributed to D. Afonso Henriques in the second half of the 12th century.

The only enduring element of the primitive medieval construction with its clearly Romanesque style is the main chapel, the remainder of the group was subjected to remodelling work when it passed into the hands of the Society of Jesus.

Nowadays, the monastery is private property, with the exception of the church which continues to be part of the parochial headquarters of the parish.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Portugal

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Tania (3 years ago)
Está abandonado! Por lo tanto, a no ser que estés por el lugar , no recomiendo para nada ir a verlo a propósito.
Estrella Fazanes (3 years ago)
It is currently abandoned. In its time it must have been impressive. I imagine that the community has little budget to rehabilitate it and regain its splendor.
José Fernandes (4 years ago)
Igreja muito antiga e bonita
João Carlos (5 years ago)
O edificio é lindo. Tenho pena que esteja ao abandono
Patricia Araújo (5 years ago)
Os acessos não são muito práticos
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