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.


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]

See also[edit]


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

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