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Igreja de São Vicente, Evora

Igreja de São Vicente Evora.

The small Igreja de São Vicente in Evora dates from 1560. The former church has three naves divided by robust granite pillars, supporting a hemispherical dome, with special emphasis on the altarpiece of the main altar and the Chapel of Our Lady of Victory.

São Vicente is associated with the legend of the Martyrs of Évora, saints Vincent, Sabina and Cristeta martyred in the Roman persecutions of Christians in Évora during the 4th century. In the presbytery there is a stone where, according to tradition, the footprint of the martyr Saint Vincent is preserved. The side walls of the main chapel are whitewashed and have no decoration.

The building is no longer a functioning church. It is now used as an exhibition space and also hosts other cultural activities.

Free entry.


Alcárcova de Baixo 59, Largo de S. Vicente, 7000-656 Évora

The space is close to the Mercador Do Pão restaurant and Gelataria Zoka - recommended for its artisanal ice cream.

Igreja de São Vicente Evora,

Other Things to See and Do in Evora

Igreja de São João Evangelista

Roman Bath

Spring Blossom

Agua de Prata

Nossa Senhora da Graça (Church of our Lady of Grace)

Praça do Giraldo

Map of Evora

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