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After the first crusade, the domain of Leça do Balio was granted to the Hospitallers of St-John-of-Jerusalem, who had come from Palestine probably accompanied by Count Henry of Burgundy. Leça was the founding house of this Order (now the Order of Malta), until 1312, the date on which its seat was transferred to Flor da Rosa.
Tourist attractions Leça : Things to see and do
P - 4465 Leça
This is a church-fortress from the Gothic period. Built of granite, the spare interior has harmonious proportions. Notice the pillars : they have historiated capitals showing scenes from the Bible. Several hospitallers have been buried here. You can ..