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Very pretty little church

If you visit Monchique, this is worth a visit. Whilst it is not a knockout experience, it offers a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
foxbat
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london
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Lovely on the outside

As we approached this impressive looking church only to find it closer on a busy tourist day. Still... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Robert W
,
Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If you visit Monchique, this is worth a visit. Whilst it is not a knockout experience, it offers a fabulous altar setting and a beautifully carved statue of Jesus on the cross.

Thank foxbat
Reviewed 20 April 2018

As we approached this impressive looking church only to find it closer on a busy tourist day. Still it was nice to walk around this bit of Tavira.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Just off the main stairs/ street this church is simple but pretty. The doorway is the most interesting feature.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The church was nice and the building very cute. The best bit, as with the convento up the hill, was an opportunity to explore Monchique on foot in order to reach it.

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We found throughout our trip to Portugal that it was impossible to predict the opening days and hours of churches and that many of them don;t have web sites or up-to-date web sites. This place was closed so we did not get a chance to...More

Thank Geoffrey E
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Have never seen a Church without a cross over the altar, it has a statue of Mary instead It a lovely church inside, with a number of small chapels around. It is well worth a visit but the town is very hilly and there is...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A pretty church on the inside and okay on the outside. However, I don't think it is much better than many others around the areas.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Beautiful small church at the top of the steps from the centre of Monchique. An oasis of calm for a period of quiet reflection. There are 2 altars either side of the main altar. The chancel light was lit beside the tabernacle altar. A sign...More

Thank Crampmoor
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Igreja da Misericordia is a beautiful church with a very interesting history which dates back to King Philip I

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We love visiting the old churches in all the villages and cities we have visited in Portugal and Spain. This church was particularly quite and peaceful. It had an ornate alter but we were also taken aback by of the modern touches as you can...More

Thank Michael K
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