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Church of Santa Maria

Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Lagos 8600-525, Portugal
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Quiet sanctuary

A nice little space to enter and visit for a few moments. Nothing spectacular or super informative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
leight1
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Bridgeport, West Virginia
Beautiful church

This church is beautiful inside, the main alter appear three dimensional with the crucifix being... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Lagos 8600-525, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice little space to enter and visit for a few moments. Nothing spectacular or super informative inside, but it is a refreshing church that is clearly an important part of the religious community living year-round in Lagos.

Thank leight1
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This church is beautiful inside, the main alter appear three dimensional with the crucifix being set some distance behind the church wall. Lovely place to visit and think of loved ones

1  Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Fantastic to be in and avoiding the beggars is even better. It has the lovely odour of old religion and catholism. Strange to think the holy catholic church took 1 slave in every 5 sold just a stones throw from its front door. Imagine? the...More

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Very impressive from the outside we just had to see the interior and I was quite amazed at the peaceful feeling and how simply this church was paid out. Without being over done it was still lovely to be there.

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We were on our way back to the carpark on the other side of the square when we noticed this church. It was so peaceful inside you had to sit and contemplate life for a few moments. Unfortunately the peace was shattered when we went...More

Thank lizzie4916
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Located near the canal , this lovely little church might pale in comparison to the big guys in Lagos but well worth a quick look & maybe dedicate a candle or two ?

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not one of the main attractions in Lagos, but we were walking in the area. Decided to walk in just to visit.

Thank Rmangun
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beautiful church in pristine condition, ideal for a quiet reflective moment. This church in the centre of Lagos is open to the public of all faiths & religions so worth a spiritual moment in amongst the hustle & bustle of Lagos.

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We went here for mass tonight (Saturday night at 18:00 from September to June I believe). It is a very beautiful yet understated parish. Inside it was somewhat small but still very beautiful. The mass itself was well paced and the parishioners treated us as...More

Thank Isurehopeso
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

A lovely, very small Christian place of worship. Ignore the beggars at the entrance and give to the church if you wish to be charitable.

Thank Allison M
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