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Long walk up steep path but views are worth it

This building is visible from all over Loule and the walk to it in the heat can be strenuous, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Fantastic views over Loulé

Drive up to the church and you get a wonderful view over Loulé. the small church is sometimes open... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Loule, Portugal
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4 weeks ago
“Long walk up steep path but views are worth it”
13 Jun 2018
“Fantastic views over Loulé”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building is visible from all over Loule and the walk to it in the heat can be strenuous, but if you're careful along the main road you turn off and start a quite steep ascent up a winding footpath to the top. The views...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Drive up to the church and you get a wonderful view over Loulé. the small church is sometimes open and is lovely.

Thank paulpalace
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is commonly known as the Nun's Breast because the shape so closely resembles the cake of the same name. As a religious centre, the Shrine is what you would expect, no facilities here, unless you want to light a candle. If thinking of a...More

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

From the town you can see the pilgrims path climbing to the top of the hill. The view from town of the church with its domed roof , sitting on the hill top is very pretty. We took the back road up to the parking...More

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed November 24, 2017

The Shrine attracts a huge audience in Easter week when there is a major procession. At other times it is deserted but it is a very large undertaking and worth a visit

1  Thank Alan T
Reviewed August 21, 2017

A dome church - interesting and worth a look, stunning views from top of the hill at Loule. Strange candle room - a bit spooky but interesting.

Thank Nic G
Reviewed August 3, 2017

More impressive from a distance . All wood inside . Nothing mush to see inside great view outside of the coast

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a site is seen from afar. It has plenty of parking for the congregation and away from services, tourists. It is an interesting building to be a church, just one giant dome with a small rectangular building by its side for the faithful...More

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Piedade was constructed in the early 18th century and is a small chapel with Baroque alter and frescoes depicting scenes from the bible. Unhappily this fine little chapel is juxtaposed with a ghastly, modern, utilitarian creation which looks like a...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed October 7, 2016

a stiff walk up a cobbled path to see this church nice to clear the cobwebs the view is great not sure if the otherside had an easier way up?

Thank kevin g
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