Igreja do Mosteiro de Sao Torcato, Guimaraes

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#12 of 15 in Historic Sites in Guimaraes
Church Tourist Spot
Igreja do Mosteiro de Sao Torcato is located in Guimaraes. Use our Guimaraes itinerary builder to visit Igreja do Mosteiro de Sao Torcato on your trip to Guimaraes, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We never went in, but the grand entrance across the streets with zig zagging hedge rows leading up to it are pretty excellent.  more »
  • inside the Church have the body mummified of San Torcato, impresses so well preserved that is located.
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  • Church very well cared for. To your construction in stone was completed in recent date after elapses for many years. The legend of Saint Torcato is quite interesting, I recommend a read on it. The your grave is visitable. The place is very pleasant and quiet. Well worth a visit.
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As one of Portugal's biggest tourist cities and home to a wealth of historical buildings and other sites, Guimaraes boasts a wide array of options for accommodations ranging from extensive boutique hotels to basic youth hostels. To place yourself right in the midst of the action, check into a hotel or guesthouse in the town's medieval center, which reflects a multitude of different architectural styles that have earned it a place on the World Heritage List. Note, however, that with this popularity comes a higher pricetag. To keep costs down, try staying in the residential areas south of the center, which still provide quick access by foot or public transportation to the main sights.
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