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Stunningly beautiful interior

Gorgeous little baroque church, just off the town square - watch out for traffic when coming... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
cherriesfan_9
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
lovely little gem

Beautiful little church situated in the town center a few minutes walk from Ribeira Grande's Bridge.

Reviewed 30 May 2018
monaHungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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29 Jun 2018
“Stunningly beautiful interior”
30 May 2018
“lovely little gem”
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This church is architecturally rich, with thick pillars that define the three zones, and a rich facade made with carved stone that provides a sensation of harmony and movement. Its construction began in 1796 and ended in 1825. The church has an...more
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Rua de Santa Catarina, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Gorgeous little baroque church, just off the town square - watch out for traffic when coming out. Also called the Church of the Miséricorde, it is a stunningly beautiful interior, for such a small building.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Beautiful little church situated in the town center a few minutes walk from Ribeira Grande's Bridge.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank monaHungary
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Interesting architecture this church has very heavy Baroque architecture. Also know as the Church of the Miséricorde the restaurant nettoie does not have a central aisle. Pretty ceilings.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love to visit churches everywhere I go, with this church in particular, I couldnt stop observing and taking photos of the exterior! The details and the beauty are unbelievable beyond description! Just extremely beautiful!!!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a beautiful church with so much history and breathtaking architecture. If you have a chance to attend a mass, please do. The locals on this island are SUPER catholic and Church is a HUGE part of their life!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank CatarinaCip
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were in town on a tour from the Carnival Vista. Our tour did not go here but we had a bit of time while walking around the town and my wife and I stopped in briefly. This is an unknown gem.

Date of experience: October 2016
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