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Peaceful, tranquil and sacred

This is a lovely church not far from the centre and (literally) just around the corner from the bus... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
David W
Peaceful part of town

The main attraction for tourists in Santana is the 'traditional houses' (shops), hop off a minibus... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Wirral, United Kingdom
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24 Feb 2018
“Short walk from the houses”
19 Feb 2017
“Peaceful, tranquil and sacred”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a moment after visiting the houses. This church is simpler than many but still pretty in its own way.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a lovely church not far from the centre and (literally) just around the corner from the bus stop. Well worth a look. Beautifully decorated, as others have commented. Often missed, since the main attraction is the triangular houses built by the early settlers....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank David W
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The main attraction for tourists in Santana is the 'traditional houses' (shops), hop off a minibus photoshoot and back on again. Santana has so much more to offer if you have the time, back street restaurants serving proper local food and of course the church....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A ice little church in the centre of Santana. Peaceful and tranquil near the steam that rind through the town. Worth a visit but like a lot of other churches on the island.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 798nh
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We found the church just off of the tourist route. Loved the calm peaceful atmosphere. An incredible amount of work must have gone into the building of this magnificent church.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank margaretena
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A very quiet and peaceful church that has not overtaken by the huge amount of tourists visiting the village. spectacular altar and side alcoves. Decorated in Portuguese blue and white tiles. The church is in baroque style it dates from the 1700’s

Date of experience: May 2016
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