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Albufeira's Igreja Matriz

Rua da Igreja, Albufeira 8200-650, Portugal
+351 289 585 526
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Peaceful atmosphere

Beautiful church peaceful atmosphere away from the tourist shops and restaurants whilst in the old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KerryDirector
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Tralee, Ireland
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A full church but a bit long

In spite of the fact that the Mass was almost all in Portuguese, we were moved by the full church... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
John Y
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Rua da Igreja, Albufeira 8200-650, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful church peaceful atmosphere away from the tourist shops and restaurants whilst in the old town

Thank KerryDirector
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

In spite of the fact that the Mass was almost all in Portuguese, we were moved by the full church, the congregational singing and the attention to detail. At 1 hour 25 minutes, it was somewhat longer than we are used to on a normal...More

2  Thank John Y
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Out for a walk to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Square we came across this beautiful church, worth a visit, it's very simply decorated there is an air of calm to it, and a total respect for all religions that walk...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Sunday Mass times as follows; 18:00 Saturday Vigil 10:00 Sunday - this featured very good and frequent music throughout Mass; running time over an hour.

3  Thank Tommyandjools
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I loved the simplicity and light within this church. The painted walls and ceiling (in a side room) where modern and stylish, a far cry from the 'gothic' architecture of many. My husband (quite rightly) suggested I should be quiet as a mark of respect...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

From the main square you have to climb to the top of the hill on your west. The church is often closed. I wouldn’t go out of my way to see it.

1  Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

I fall into the category of a not overly religious type of person,I respect all religions but I am not a practising Catholic and attend church much less frequently the older I get but I really do enjoy the architecture of places of worship be...More

1  Thank Neil K
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This is a beautiful Church just beside Sant'Ana Church. We got mass here at 6pm on the Saturday and it was really lovely. The Young people who sang during the mass were great. A must to see

1  Thank Kieransaga1
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Like the Church of Sant'Ana this is clearly a church that is strongly supported by it's local community. There is thought and care at almost every angle within and without. Whether the monies there or not it's clear that what they have is shared with...More

Thank TheRestlessTraveller
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Came across this church during my walk around Old Town. The original was destroyed during earthquakes in the 1700's. the current church was built in the 1860's. It's a working place of Worship and it was renovated in the last ten years. One of the...More

Thank motorcar1
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U8350NEpaulr
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Response from Tommyandjools | Reviewed this property |
18:00 Vigil Saturday 10:00 Sunday
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byrne-123
August 1, 2015|
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Hi Kerry, I am trying to book it also dud you ever find out how to go about it, thanks Mary
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