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Beautiful church

We visited the local church near the end of our visit to the hotel Vila Gale. It is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adventure8835
Peaceful

Lovely church with some very unusual statues. I liked the group one of Jesus washing the disciples... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
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3 weeks ago
“Beautiful church”
22 Oct 2018
“not much else to see in santa cruz”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the local church near the end of our visit to the hotel Vila Gale. It is absolutely gorgeous with the most amazing painted ceiling.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adventure8835
Reviewed October 22, 2018

another nice church, santa cruz very quiet which makes a change from funchal, but too quiet, nothing here, a relaxing stroll would not make an effort to come again

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank david b
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We stopped by the church one afternoon, and it was amazingly busy. A celebration with live music and dancing was well underway, with a crowd, just in front of the church. There were folk coming in and out of the church, so we were able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Despite a warm day the church was cold and musty. The altars are richly decorated but the whole place felt unwelcoming.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely church with some very unusual statues. I liked the group one of Jesus washing the disciples ‘ feet. Quiet, cool and tranquil.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed October 14, 2017

This is a lovely church to visit and was filled with flowers on the day we vsiited. It is in a square with cafes and trees.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful church as are all the churches that we visited in madeira.....so peaceful inside and calming .

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sophie99
Reviewed August 22, 2017

This is a beautiful, contemplative church that is just perfect for a few minutes' meditation or silence on a busy holiday.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John P
Reviewed April 4, 2017

While strolling round santa cruz came across this delightful white church. Would have loved to attened a service here but couldnt find times for services.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank glenpenrob
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Gothic Church of Santa Cruz ,Named by some As Sao Salvador is the biggest Church outside of Funchal. The Building was started in about 1479 and finished in around 1520 ( not exact figures but near to ).The Church is one of the oldest...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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