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"Igreja Santa Maria" Top 5 Page for this destination Óbidos Things to Do Tip by micas_pt

Óbidos Things to Do: 157 reviews and 262 photos


This church is situated in a pleasant square easily seen on your right when strolling in Rua Direita (main street). Igreja Santa Maria is the parish church and was built in the 12th century, having been refurbished in the 16th century. Above the main door can be seen an image of the patron of the village. The church inside is very beautiful, with astonishing frescoes and interesting Baroque style azulejos (Portuguese tiles) dating from 1696. You may also admire some paintings made by Josefa d'Obidos (Portuguese artist) in 1661.Inside the church you can't use the camera's flash. Churches close at 5pm in Obidos.

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  • Updated Feb 7, 2004
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