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Photograph: António Chaves
© Câmara Municipal de Matosinhos

 
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos
Igreja paroquial de Matosinhos; Igreja do Salvador
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Parish of Matosinhos, Douro Litoral, Portugal

18th century
Religious architecture, pilgrimage sanctuary
Architecture, painting and decorating attributed to Nicolau Nasoni (1691–1773); woodcarvers: Luís Pereira da Costa (active 1724–?), Domingos Martins Moreira (active 1746–1750)
A church belonging to an ancient pilgrimage sanctuary with three naves and a symmetrical façade of two towers, the latter designed by the Italian Baroque architect, Nicolau Nasoni.

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Historical Cross Referencing
Historical and Artistic Introduction