Monday, May 8, 2017

Our Lady of Mó Chapel, Arouca - Portugal

As I already said many times before, I like churches, from the big cathedrals to the smaller chapels, of any religion and I liked this super cute and chapel, located 7 kms from Arouca.

Fotografia: Filomeno Silva
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Mó (millstone), of very characteristic contours, is presumed to date back to the 16th century.
Legend has it that the chapel was erected in honor of Our Lady who saved a Christian from the slavery of the Moors. Trapped inside a box, with a millstone on top, he used the knots of the rope to pray, achieving his freedom.

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