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Oldest Continuously Operating Candle Shop in the World

We went to this shop on the recommendation of our local tour guide. It is the oldest candle shop... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Newport News, Virginia
Lovely shop

This is a tiny ancient looking candle shop which you could easily miss walking by. The shop has... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
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21 Nov 2016
“Oldest Continuously Operating Candle Shop in the World”
13 Jul 2015
“Lovely shop”
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Rua do Loreto 53 5 | Misericórdia, Lisbon 1200-241, Portugal
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
+351 21 342 5387
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went to this shop on the recommendation of our local tour guide. It is the oldest candle shop in the world (operating since 1789). You have to look closely for the entrance. It is a small shop and hard to find...but worth it. They...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a tiny ancient looking candle shop which you could easily miss walking by. The shop has been on this site making candles since the 1700s. Ask the staff to see the tray of samples so that you can smell the candles before choosing...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

We love candle...but this shop is not a candle shop...its a history shop..operating since 1789 by the same family....they also have Honey Candles ...not all candles are perfumed but all candles are of very good quality...I bought 5 candles and they are of very fine...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

I stayed on the same street as this candle shop, and kept passing by all the beautiful Easter-themed candles in the window (chickens, roosters, and ornate eggs). When I finally went inside, though, I was blown away. Their handmade candles are absolutely beautiful: from pillars...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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