Property For Sale in Matosinhos
Luxury Villas and Apartments For Sale in Matosinhos
Search Fine Luxury Property to find real estate for sale in Matosinhos. A few brief kilometres from the centre of Porto, Matosinhos is where Porto’s residents come to kick back and dine. For a very long time this was the source of the city’s fish and seafood, and the market and abundance of seafood dining establishments still remain today. Matosinhos also has among the very best beaches in the Porto area, with surf-friendly waves throughout the year if the conditions are right.
One of the many famous attractions in the area is the Bom Jesus De Matosinhos Church. This church dates back to the middle of the 16th century, but nearly everything you see now if from an abundant 18th-century Baroque redesign. This expansion was made by the Italian designer Nicolau Nasoni and funded by emigrants who had actually made their fortunes in Brazil.
There are three portals and a mass of shaped granite, made into pediments and alcoves, with statues of St Peter and St Paul. The within radiates with gilded woodwork, both in the side chapels and at the primary altar. Take a moment to examine out the organ, which was made in 1685 in the Hamburg style by the Dutchman Michael Hensberg.