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  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição - Portimao

    The Roman Catholic church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Our Lady of Conception) is Portimão's main parish church and still plays an active role in the heart of the local community.

    The original...

    Portimão
  • Tomb of Bishop of Porto - São Pedro de Balsemão

    Despite the relatively recent Baroque styling of the facade the Chapel of São Pedro de Balsemão is in fact one of the most ancient churches in Portugal. The site possibly dates back to the 7th century when it may have been used as a sanctuary by...

    Lamego
  • Casa de Lucia - Fatima

    Between 13th May and 13th October 1917, three local shepherd children living near Fátima are said to have witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary.  The Sanctuary in Fatima is now a...

    Fátima
  • Igreja da Misericórdia - Braga

    This 16th century church is Braga's most important legacy of the renaissance period. It contains an impressive baroque carved altar

    Braga
  • Round church - Convento de Cristo - Tomar

    This former Knights Templar stronghold dates back to the 12th century. During the 15th and 16th centuries the monastery benefited from several Manueline additions including cloisters and the stunning chapterhouse window.

    Tomar
  • Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Graça - Sagres

    The small, whitewashed Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Graça (church of Our Lady of Grace), in the precinct of Sagres fortress, was built in the 1570s on the site of a chapel first...

    Sagres
  • Albufeira church - Igreja Matriz

    The parish church (Igreja Matriz) in Albufeira is one of the finest examples of neoclassical architecture in the Algarve. Built in the late 18th century it stands on the site of an earlier church which was converted from a pre-existing mosque....

    Albufeira
  • Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) - Faro

    Without doubt the most macabre of Faro's many attractions is the Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of the Bones), a minuscule ossuary chapel lovingly decorated with the bones and skulls of over 1000 human skeletons. The chapel forms part...

    Faro
  • Igreja da Misericórdia - Porto

    The Igreja da Misericórdia do Porto is located on the historic Rua das Flores in downtown Porto. The church does not stand alone but is instead sandwiched between the offices and shops that line this typical Porto street.

    Originally built...

    Porto
  • Ermida da Memória - Nazare

    In 1182 Dom Fuas Roupinho, a local dignitary, hunting deer in the area, almost fell to his death when the animal he was giving chase to plunged over the cliffs.  Knowing that there was a sacred grotto nearby, the horseman implored the help of Our...

    Nazare

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