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Just stumbled across this place. Were not religious but found this fascinating. A great insight... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Mark F
Surprisingly good

I didn't think I would find this very interesting but, having read other reviews, decided to visit... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rehashing other reviews but for €2 entrance it can hardly be passed by at this price & especially contributing towards the upkeep. Lovely assortment of relics, tiles, statues, paintings & history to while away 20 minutes or so. Outstanding altar for such a tiny church....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 29 October 2018

my partner and i have passed this lovely church many times and never seen inside , it was only a few euros to get in and it goes towards the upkeep , it is such a lovely church with the most stunning alter ,really beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kitty P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Just stumbled across this place. Were not religious but found this fascinating. A great insight into the local history of the area. Only 2 euro so its nice to support the local community

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark F
Reviewed 4 August 2018

When you view this tiny, 18th century chapel, now a museum, note that most of the religious figures on display, have broken or missing hands and arms. This is because they used to be housed in the Mother Church in the Old Town, which was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bld211
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful chaple with some amazing artefacts, it €2 to visit it's worth the Money, very peaceful and calm inside and lovely to see, my partner and I both enjoyed the visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank suewY9246OP
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a beautiful place to visit and like all of Albufeira it is a nice place to wander around in the sun....

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I didn't think I would find this very interesting but, having read other reviews, decided to visit. It was only 2 Euros each to enter and the man on the door gave us an English leaflet. The exhibits were well laid out and the exhibition...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank karendM7932FX
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Great little church which has been preserved as a local museum. Bigger than you expect, there are 3 rooms and very interesting, well I enjoyed it. Lovely examples of local tilework dating from the old church ie pre- earthquake. A couple of Euro entry fee...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ChazJJ
Reviewed 24 November 2017

easy to locate just off the tunnel street , ideal to pass some time lovely building interesting artefacts

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank A9NDY
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Not a big museum in an old chapel. Numerous small old religious artifacts. Good for a short visit. The old Pieta is good but very battered. Some very nice tiles with clear Islamic influences. These were the best part for me.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank booming
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