Doorway of the Mother Church - Melgaço, Portugal.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 42° 06.832 W 008° 15.567
29T E 561221 N 4662684
Quick Description: The Mother Church Doorway, located in Melgaço, Portugal.
Location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/7/2011 1:19:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMB5DT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 7

Long Description:
The church is a Romanesque building of the twelfth century, originally called the Church of St. Mary's Gate, because it is adjacent to the Gate of the castle of Melgaço.

Some still remains of the original layout that was the subject of many renovations over the years.

The front entrance entrance still remains original.

The main gate is formed by two sets of columns, addorsed the cutouts, with capitals decorated with plant motifs.

From: Wikipedia
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Romanesque

Address or physical location:
Melgaço Viana do Castelo Portugal

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