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Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

Local name: Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

The Renaissance cathedral at Elvas is one of the few examples of a fortified church in Portugal. It was built in the 16th century. In the 18th century, richly decorated chapels were added to it. The church is woven into the city fortifications system. The interior is decorated with decorative painting motifs, mainly floral.

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Praça da República 7350-422 Elvas, Portugal