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Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Conception (Vila Vicosa)

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Beautiful chapels and altar

The façade is sober and the inside is not overly decorated. The walls are covered with portuguese... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Fernando P
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Lagos, Portugal
A national monument

This is a wonderful church. Nice azulejos inside, wonderful altar, where the nossa senhora da... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
carlosmp
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Nov 23, 2017
“Beautiful chapels and altar”
Jul 2, 2017
“Within the castle walls, with lovely plaza in front.”
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The façade is sober and the inside is not overly decorated. The walls are covered with portuguese tiles, the curved ceiling is white, with only one painted representation of a coat of arms. The side, aisle chapels and main altar are more elaborate and rich,...More

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Lovely church with impressive side altars and shrines. We were amused at the 'St Killian's ecclesiastical or The St. Killians Candle Burning System' form Ireland installed in the church, as true Irish patriots, we lits a few candles.

2  Thank PeterADH
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It is just to have a clue of how the invaders treated the locals when they arrived here. In this place the Jesuits forced the indigenous people to convert to their own religion Or. The site itself has been demolished before and then rebuilt according...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is kind of 3 and a half stars. It is slightly better than average. It is nice but not something that stands out. It does add to the overall appeal of the castle.

1  Thank Chileice
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a wonderful church. Nice azulejos inside, wonderful altar, where the nossa senhora da conceicao image is surrounded by nice images and a shining frame. Moreover, it is a main religious monument of Portugal, and should be visited. Not to miss!

3  Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

A beautiful church and a beautiful town, in the grounds of the castle. But a candle from inside the church and light it outside.

3  Thank Benana24
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