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Church of St. Anthony (Igreja de Santo Antonio)

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Rua General Alberto da Silveira, Lagos 8600-594, Portugal
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All reviews wood carvings no photography gold plated no photos allowed baroque style national monument ship models guide book history buff the main attraction short visit entry fee quick look euros per person well worth the visit take photos artifacts
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We spent a few minutes going through the church. Beautiful spot in the Square. Great history and worth the time to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Took a look for about 20 minutes. Many interesting stories of the ministry of St. Anthony in plaques inside, often accompanying paintings of the story. Lots of gold on all walls. No photos, and expect to be accompanied inside by a staff person who makes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Small Church, low entrance fee of 3.75 Euros (2 Adults + 1 Senior) and does not take too much of your time unless you just want to stand and stare at the huge displays of ornate statues and figurines gilded in Gold. It is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Ye, we visited this small church/museum and were very impressed. For a small fee we saw that it's full of history and very goldy, ornate ornamentation e.g. statues, pictures etc. It's not a Catholic Church, as such - though it may have been one years...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

The entry fee to Saint Anthony's is minor and due its size, small, little time is required. But I found this church one of the most heavily decorated from the pillars to the walls to the floor. It is almost that it must be seen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

not much of a church lover but loved the building for the location, in the middle of the old city and near to beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

You pay to enter this small church - only a few Euro’s and there is a reduction for over 65 and students/ youngsters. The interior is dark and heavily carved with gilding. Explanations of the half a dozen paintings and the religious symbols is provided...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church, with amazing baroque style wood and gilt carvings, dedicated to St.Anthony. €1.50 admission, well worth it.We were delighted and surprised to see the only grave was that of a fellow Irish man, Colonel Beaty.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela C
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We had heard about this church and decided it would be a good idea to visit. It was stunning, the gold plated sculptures were absolutely wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Malcolm489
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This church is quite small and dark but its history is interesting. They don't all you to take photos. It was very interesting for me to find out that they only allowed one person to be buried there and he was Irish. Hugo Beatty was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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25 June 2018|
Response from Gakeitse | Reviewed this property |
One is in Lagos, the beach is further west near to Portimão. Think you’ll need a car or a taxi.