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Sub!imely peaceful

I wanted somewhere peaceful to be to remember my deceased loved ones. The church is small... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Andrea T
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London, United Kingdom
Lovely Church

If you are making the uphill trek to Santa Clara Monastery or the Frederico de Freitas Museum you... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
debdancing
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 October 2012

You can stop off here whilst walking uphill to Quinta das Cruzes/Museu Frederico. Its also quite near the Sacred Art Musuem. Filled with gilded woodwork framing scenes from the Life of Christ and rustic scenes of angels reaping corn, gathering grapes as ingredients for the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Next to municipal museum and santa Clara convent this is an other example of a Madeira religious monument,in similar style as the cathedral and "ingrega do collegio "nearby.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I wanted somewhere peaceful to be to remember my deceased loved ones. The church is small, beautiful, and has penchant playing throughout the day. Bliss

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you are making the uphill trek to Santa Clara Monastery or the Frederico de Freitas Museum you will pass this typical 16th Century Church. The interior is lovely, with beautiful azulejo tiles lining the walls. When I visited during the afternoon there were several...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely traditional Catholic Portuguese Church. Absolutely stunning interior. This is a must see. Fantastic detail. Not far from main centre. Beautiful!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

An oasis of peace in the relatively cacophonous streets of Funchal - especially when the cruise boats come in. Typically cool and ostentatious interior.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Traditional Catholic Church with beautiful tiled walls and highly decorated nave and altar. Don't walk by, walk in and enjoy the peace for 5-10 minutes.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very nice and authentic church. Beautiful wooden ceiling with paintings on it. The church-walls are covered with typical portuguese tiles. (Azulejas)

2  Thank stoffelzwvl
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This church who was constructed in the 15th century and who got finished due to allot of transformations into the 18th century, you will find it on the corner of the “Rua de São Pedro”, and when you leave the church and turn to your...More

1  Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 21 May 2016

It's a small church with awe-inspiring interior at the same time make you feel peaceful and calm. It closes at 12 pm for lunch and re-opens at 3pm.

1  Thank Kane Z
Reviewed 24 March 2016

There is a fine altar piece and there are lovely old tiles. It is palin on the outside but very lavish inside

1  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 11 January 2016

A very plain building outside. Every time I have passed by this church the door has been closed, but on this visit my timing was better. The inside is stunning. Worth visiting if you are passing at the right time.

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