Sunday, December 4, 2016

Valença do Minho - Portugal

Valença do Minho is a historical village the North of Portugal, located right in the border with Spain, separated only by the Minho river, and surrounded by defensive walls in the top of a hill. 
The card was sent by Gracinha.

Guia Turístico do Norte
The Military Chapel of the Good Jesus is a religious temple of  baroque and rococo architecture.
Inside the chapel theres a small image of Our Lady of Carmo, patron of Infantry Regiment No. 21 stationed in Valença and which a soldier carried in a backpack whenever the regiment was in campaign.

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