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  • Sameiro Sanctuary - Braga

    Late 19th-century domed church on the outskirts of Braga looking out over the Minho

    Braga
    Churches
  • anctuary of Fátima

    The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima (Santuário de Fátima) is one of the world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage sites, attracting between 4 and 5 million visitors every year.  Here, between 13th May and 13th October 1917, three...

    Fátima
    Churches
  • 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
    Churches
  • Ceiling - Nossa Senhora da Consolação

    The Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Consolação (Church of Our Lady of Consolation) is one of Elvas’s hidden treasures. Set in the charming little square of Largo de Santa Clara the church doesn’t look particularly interesting from the...

    Elvas
    Churches
  • Museu dos Terceiros - Ponte de Lima

    Set within a complex of two churches; the 15th century church of Santo António dos Frades and Igreja dos Terceiros - just to the south of the town centre, is the Museu dos Terceiros or Museum of the Third Order. This is in part a museum of sacred...

    Ponte de Lima
    Churches Museums and Galleries
  • Viseu Cathedral Cloisters

    Built largely in the 13th century this fine Romanesque / Gothic cathedral is Viseu's most important historic monument

    Viseu
    Churches
  • Alcobaca Monastery

    The monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça is another UNESCO World Heritage site. This medieval monastery was the first to be built in the Gothic style in Portugal. Consists of many later additions and a a real insight into monastic life at the...

    Nazare
    Churches
  • Igreja Matriz de Vila do Conde

    The late 15th century church of São João Baptista is Vila do Conde's "mother" church and without doubt the most interesting in the town. Located in the attractive setting of the central Praça Vasco da Gama the bare granite church stands across...

    Vila do Conde
    Churches
  • Igreja de Santa Maria - Braganca

    Small whitewashed 18th century church located within the walls of Braganca castle. Best known for its vivid depiction of the Assumption on its barrel-shaped ceiling

    Braganca
    Churches
  • Igreja do Carmo, Faro

    The Igreja do Carmo in Faro, with its Baroque façade and twin bell towers is one of the finest churches on the Algarve. The Carmelite church was built throughout much of the 18th and 19th centuries, starting in 1719. Disaster...

    Faro
    Churches

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