São Pedro Church, Óbidos

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São Pedro Church, Óbidos

Devoted to the apostle St.Pedro and shaken by the 1755 earthquake, São Pedro Church, Óbidos facade still retains some traces of the ancient Gothic portal.

Inside, eighteenth-century images referring St. Barbara, St.Pedro and St.Paulo deserve a special attention.

The presbytery dome that holds a golden carved altarpiece with a painting from João Costa (Óbidos artist), is one of the reasons to visit São Pedro Church.

The work presents St.Pedro receiving the keys to heaven.

Quietly exploring the rich history content of this church we can encounter the famous Josefa de Óbidos’ tomb.

The talented artist was buried here. As her own request was to be close to her mystic godmother, Nossa Senhora do Rosário.

An image also displayed on this beautiful church.

Óbidos has a great number of churches and a rich religious heritage, find it more here!

SSão Pedro Church, Óbidos bell tower detail

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Óbidos Municipality 2510 Leiria District PT
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Schedules: October to March: From 09h30 to 12h30 and from 14h30 to 17h00 April to September: From 09h30 to 12h30 and from 14h30 to 19h00

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