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Penafiel is a city and municipality in Portugal's Douro Litoral region. The municipality is home to several medieval churches that are national monuments.

Understand[edit]

Mosteiro do Salvador de Paço de Sousa.

Penafiel (p(ih)-nuh-fee-EHL, /pɨ.nɐ.fi.ˈɛɫ/) municipality has 69,687 residents (2021 preliminary), with about 18,950 living in the city.

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Map of Penafiel

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  • 1 Anta de Santa Marta (Dólmen da Portela), Portela do Monte, Santa Marta. This Neolithic dolmen was constructed in the 3rd millennium BCE. It's been a national monument since 1910. Anta de Santa Marta (Q570525) on Wikidata
  • 2 Igreja do Salvador de Cabeça Santa, Largo Padre Carlos Pereira Soares, Cabeça Santa. 12th-century Romanesque church, a national monument since 1927. Igreja do Salvador de Cabeça Santa (Q10300932) on Wikidata
  • 3 Igreja de São Gens de Boelhe, Largo da Igreja, Boelhe. 13th-century Romanesque church, a national monument since 1927. Igreja de São Gens de Boelhe (Q10300743) on Wikidata Igreja de São Gens de Boelhe on Wikipedia
  • 4 Igreja de São Martinho, Matriz de Penafiel, Rua Direita. The Renaissance mother church of Penafiel has been a national monument since 1910. Igreja de São Martinho (Q66814742) on Wikidata
  • 5 Igreja de São Miguel de Entre-os-Rios, Largo de S. Miguel, Entre-os-Rios, Eja. This Proto-Gothic church has been a national monument since 1927. Igreja de São Miguel de Entre-os-Rios (Q5994289) on Wikidata Igreja de São Miguel de Entre-os-Rios on Wikipedia
  • 6 Igreja de São Pedro, Largo Dr. Armando Melo, Abragão. This 12th-century Romanesque church has been a national monument since 1977. Igreja de São Pedro (Abragão) (Q5994292) on Wikidata Igreja de São Pedro (Abragão) on Wikipedia
  • 7 Memorial da Ermida, Avenida da Ermida, Irivo & Paço de Sousa. This 13th-century funerary monument was declared a national monument in 1910. Memorial da Ermida (Q10328552) on Wikidata
  • 8 Mosteiro do Salvador de Paço de Sousa, Largo do Mosteiro, Paço de Sousa. This 13th-century monastery has been a national monument since 1910. The building is in Romanesque and Gothic styles. Mosteiro do Salvador de Paço de Sousa (Q10332628) on Wikidata
  • 9 Museu de Arte Sacra da Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Penafiel (Sacred Art Museum), Largo da Misericórdia, +351 255 712 228, . M–Th Sa 14:00–18:00, Su by appointment for groups, closed F.
  • 10 Museu Municipal de Penafiel (Penafiel Municipal Museum), Rua do Paço, +351 255 712 760, . Tu–Su 10:00–18:00, closed M. €2, €1 for students, seniors 65+, disabled, free for all on Su and kids 14 & under. Museu Municipal de Penafiel (Q10333571) on Wikidata
  • 11 Túmulo de São Roque, Avenida de São Roque, adro da Capela de São Roque. Granite sarcophagus of Frei António da Ressurreição, a Franciscan priest who died in an epidemic in 1577. It's been a national monument since 1910. Túmulo do Monte de São Roque (Q66814745) on Wikidata

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  • 1 Magikland, Rua de Santo André 1279, Marecos, +351 255 712 357, . Mid Jun-mid-Sep; Jul–Aug 10:00–19:00, closes 18:00 or 17:00 in Jun & Sep. Amusement park with several pools and themed areas: Africa, confusion, medieval, pirates, old West, and souk. There are several eateries. Ages 0–4, 76+, or disabled free, 5–12 or 65–75 €12, 13–64 €18, group discounts available.

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  • 1 Casa Da Viúva - Wine Bar, Rua de Quintandona, +351 912 245 910. Tu–Sa 13:00–16:00 & 19:00–23:00, Su 13:00–17:00, closed Su. €25-35.
  • 2 Restaurante Rocha, Rua Central de Ribaçais 629, Abragão, +351 255 942 455, . M 08:00–15:00, Tu–Sa 08:00–22:30, Su 08:00–17:00. Traditional Portuguese cuisine. Mid-range.
  • 3 Restaurante Sapo, Rua da Estrada 25, +351 255 752 326. Tu–Su 12:00–00:00, closed M. Mid-range.

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