Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Arouca, Arouca

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  • Rico convent at your heritage, with an imposing organ and Church, with the beautiful story of a Queen: the Rainha Santa Mafalda.
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  • The Church is part of the monastery of Arouca and is rich in gilt. It is also in this church which is the body preserved grave of Rainha Santa Mafalda, beata of the Roman Catholic Church. Who cares about sacred art is a place to visit.
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  • A single convent of great wealth and architectural beauty. With guided tour, we revisit our story! Not to be missed.
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  • Sorry there are no guided tours of the monastery has an exceptional piece: the pipe organ of the monastery of Arouca, dating from 1743, built by organ maker Manuel Bento Gomes. 1352, fed by voices has 24 records. This is an Iberian organ, an instrument much appreciated by experts, who consider it one of the most important examples of this type in the world organaria.
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  • All these wonders here we have our beautiful Portugal
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