Church of São Salvador de Paderne

Melgaço, Portugal

The Church of São Salvador de Paderne was originally a Romanesque style medieval church, but it has significantly altered in the Baroque period. The church was built in the mid-13th century. Its architectural plan consists of a Latin cross, one short nave with a large transept. The east side of the church has three rectangular chapels.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Portugal

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Elisabeth Domingues (9 months ago)
They redid the entrance to the church, it was already a lot of money to spend
Margarida Poças (2 years ago)
Unfortunately we got there and the church was under construction.
Esospectacular even though I wanted a restoration
Diego SG (3 years ago)
The Church of Paderne, or Church of the Divine Savior, is a Portuguese temple located in Paderne and classified as a national monument in 1910. Its foundation is attributed to Doña Paterna, in the 11th century, within a female abbey, and in the 12th century the convent passed into the hands of Augustinian monks. After undergoing several modifications, in 1888 the convent passed into private hands and the church became the current parish church of Paderne.
António José Mesquita Cruz (3 years ago)
Está num estado de degradação que dá desgosto
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