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São Frutuoso de Montepios, as old as time.....

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Remember the Visigoths? They knew how to party, and they ruled what would be Portugal for about a century. Swept away by the Moors in the 700s, today very little remains of their time here, with the exception of the church of São Frutuoso de Montélios in Braga. This rare example of Pre-Romanesque religious architecture in Portugal sits on a lonely road in the form of a Greek cross. While this is a unique church, it is mentioned in few guides. Even so, the church remains an interest and is untouched except for a later attached Franciscan church. This is one of just a handful of Visigoth churches in Europe, and one of two in Portugal. For more Visigoth fun, lick on the link to Soure below.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Frutuoso_Chapel

 

 

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