São Francisco Convent, Leiria

Discover the São Francisco Convent of Leiria, Portugal.

São Francisco Convent, Leiria
São Francisco Convent
© Vitor Oliveira

The São Francisco Convent is located near the river Lis, inLeiria, Portugal.

This convent, founded in 1232, has a church that still preserves a chapel with a remarkable altar da Piedade.

In 1994, while restoring the convent, it was discovered a notable set of Gothic canvasses in the major Chapel.

Currently, the church is open to the public and, besides being a place of worship, it houses plenty of cultural events like exhibitions, concerts, etc.


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Rua de São Francisco, Leiria.

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Monday through Saturday: 13h00 - 17h00.

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