Shrine of Our Lady. of the Assumption in Vilas Boas – is the largest and one of the most important Marian shrines of Tras-os-Montes. Built in the nineteenth century at the top of a hill that dominates the surrounding countryside, is one of the highest points of the county, with about 760 meters.
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Assumption, is also a viewpoint. Next to the balcony of the churchyard obtained a rare and vast landscape, covering neighboring Sanabria, Montesinho, Bornes, Mirandela and neighboring towns and villages in a 100km radius. Its history is ancient as it has been a castro this magnificent hill, which was chosen precisely for its Watch Station capacity. It has a church of a single nave and rectangular chancel, several chapels around the enclosure and a monumental staircase, all wrapped in huge forest tufts.
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