Santa Eulália do Mosteiro de Arnoso Church

Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal

Church of Santa Eulalia of the Monastery of Arnoso was originally founded in the 7th century on the initiative of San Frutuoso, Bishop of Dume and Braga. It was destroyed by the Moors in the 11th century. It was later rebuilt by King García II of Galicia.

It is a simple church in early Romanesque style with a nave, a barrel vault and a rectangular apse with blind arches. The wooden portal consist of round arches and a tympanum with a cross pattée. These round arches are profusely decorated with geometric, intertwined and zoomorphic elements.

Inside the church there are a few sixteenth century frescoes with episodes from the life of Our Lady. The two crosses on top of the roof show some similarities with Celtic crosses.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Portugal

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jaime manso (3 years ago)
Espaço surpreendente e fabuloso. Monumento bem tratado e junto anuma.praia fluvial.
Fernando Oliveira (3 years ago)
Foi uma tarde de música excelente.! Num lugar fantástico...junto ao mosteiro e à praia fluvial... Obrigado à organização do evento musical que...teve uma qualidade e uma variedade indescritíveis...
Ana Dias (4 years ago)
Local histórico, muito local. Otimo para um passeio.
Олександр Косий (4 years ago)
Francisco Basto (4 years ago)
O Mosteiro de Arnoso localiza-se na Freguesia de Santa Eulália de Arnoso, Concelho de Vila Nova de Famalicão, Distrito de Braga em Portugal. O primitivo templo foi construído no século VII por iniciativa de São Frutuoso, Bispo de Dume e de Braga durante a época visigótica e destruído pelos mouros no século XI. Foi posteriormente reconstruido por iniciativa de Garcia II da Galiza.
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