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Covas do Barroso

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Covas do Barroso
Location
5460-381 COVAS DO BARROSO
District:Vila Real
County :Boticas
Parish:Covas do Barroso
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Description of the place: This village is situated at the bottom of a valley on the south slope of Barroso mountain. It is surrounded by green fields and crossed by Covas river. The village has preserved its traditional granite houses and granaries, as well as the testimonies of ancient traditions, such as the community oven, which can still be seen nowadays, in the middle of stone benches where women used to seat while the bread was being baked. At the south-most extreme of the village, you will find the parish church of Santa Maria, one of the most precious Romanic churches in Trás-os-Montes region. The church has a Latin cross plan, a lavishly ornamented apse and frescoes in the walls.

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MORE INFORMATION

Description of the place: This village is situated at the bottom of a valley on the south slope of Barroso mountain. It is surrounded by green fields and crossed by Covas river. The village has preserved its traditional granite houses and granaries, as well as the testimonies of ancient traditions, such as the community oven, which can still be seen nowadays, in the middle of stone benches where women used to seat while the bread was being baked. At the south-most extreme of the village, you will find the parish church of Santa Maria, one of the most precious Romanic churches in Trás-os-Montes region. The church has a Latin cross plan, a lavishly ornamented apse and frescoes in the walls.

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

Localização
5460-381 COVAS DO BARROSO
Distrito:Vila Real
County:Boticas
Parish:Covas do Barroso
Contactos


If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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