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Beautiful St. Peter's

On the edge of the old town of Ponta Delgada the light and interior decoration of St. Peter's is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DebonSteve59
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Paignton, United Kingdom
Beautiful inside out!

It is a single nave church with painted ceilings and main altar rich with gilded carvings. There is... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the edge of the old town of Ponta Delgada the light and interior decoration of St. Peter's is in my opinion the best

Thank DebonSteve59
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It is a single nave church with painted ceilings and main altar rich with gilded carvings. There is a locally known historical picture by Pedro Alexandrino de Carvalho inside. The statues are from 17th century ! The church used to have tower before it was...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I have forgotten how beautiful the churches are here, if your in town stop by for a quick visit. The Portuguese have such a respect for their religion.

Thank Footprints727180
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It is very pleasant to look at this beautiful, characteristic building. With the predominant colours of the Island - black and white - it takes us to ancient times.

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The church is not that interesting in comparison to the other churches in Ponta Delgada. The most shocking view is the size of the cruise ships docked near the church. These monsters of modern times form an overwhelming contrast with the intimacy and seemingly lost...More

Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Out of all the churches we visited in Ponta Delgada, this was my favorite. A wonderful example of Portuguese Architecture. Located just across the street from the cruise dock it is an easy walk just up a slight incline. It is usually open so you...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The church is well located. Very nice interior. The most decorated church we've seen on the island. Great view on the cruise ships

1  Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you stay some time in PDL you will come across this church many times as the traffic or buses leads around or if you go to splash in to public swimming lagoon. The church overlooks the marina. It is worth to enter and among...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nearby the hotels, some good restaurants as S. Pedro, and the port, this is another example of the churches that the Portuguese built during the Discoveries. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Miguel2770
Reviewed 25 June 2017

From the cruise terminal, you have to climb a bit to visit, but the views outside and the church itself will reward your efforts.

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