Church of São Salvador de Paderne

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Coordinates: 42°05′23″N 8°16′27″W / 42.0896°N 8.2741°W / 42.0896; -8.2741

Paderne Church

The Church of São Salvador de Paderne (English: Church of the Saviour of Paderne) is a Portuguese church in Paderne, Melgaço, the northernmost municipality in Portugal.

About[edit]

The origins of the church are Romanesque, but it was subjected to significant alterations in the Baroque period.

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.

It has been classified by IPPAR[1] as National Monument since 1910.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Portuguese institute for architectural heritage Archived 2012-03-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Igreja de São Salvador de Paderne". www.patrimoniocultural.gov.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2018-02-14. Retrieved 2018-02-14. 

External links[edit]

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