Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães

Monument & Heritage Check location

The Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães is located near Braga in the parish of Mire de Tibães. Founded a monastic community the early 6th century by São Martinho de Braga, this monastery was built in 1060. This location has undergone many different types of religious organization, but became the main house of the Ordem de São Bento in 1567. This location is currently known for the high influences of Rococo and Baroque influences that took place during the 17th and 18th centuries.

This site is known as one of great artistic revolution and many features were designed by the famous architect André Soares. This monastery has been through a lot and was actually sold at an auction in 1864, and after which quickly fell into ruin and decay. However, thanks to a renovation project in 1986, a lot of this property has been recovered and the construction is still being completed to this day.

Contacts & Details

Rua do Mosteiro 4700-565 Mire de Tibães