Tavira Churches

Igreja matriz de Santa Maria do Castelo

Thought to have been built on the old mosque between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, after the re- conquest of Tavira by the Order of Santiago Tavira (1242).
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Thought to have been built on the old mosque between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, after the re- conquest of Tavira by the Order of Santiago Tavira (1242). The church exhibits examples of many architectural styles from the Gothic through to Manueline, Baroque and Neoclassical. From the Gothic period it maintains the principle façade, the side chapels, a window and corbelling.

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