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A bit of a climb and difficulties in parking in the narrow streets but well worth the effort. Lots... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
homesteads
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Close to main sites on the hill

This fairly plain looking church is opposite the main cathedral on the left, as you climb the... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
graham r
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Rua da Se, Silves 8300-140, Portugal
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Loved this church which we found by accident, just across the street from the main Cathedral. This is a really ancient church which is steeped in history. Entry is free.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A bit of a climb and difficulties in parking in the narrow streets but well worth the effort. Lots of information around the walls in English. Very old. Close to Cathedral so you can do both sites together.

Thank homesteads
Reviewed March 30, 2018

This fairly plain looking church is opposite the main cathedral on the left, as you climb the hill Dates back 16th century & was built to serve the Santa Casa da Misericordia charitable institution Accessed by a flight of approx. 10 steep steps. There is...More

Thank graham r
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Visited they church as part of a half day in Silves. This old church has an interesting history and is uniquely situated near the moorish castle. Worth a visit.

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Church (& Castle) high up steep/slippy cobbled street so would visit both while there. Entrance at side up more steps - not easy to find. 1 euro entrance fee. Interesting but not outstanding....

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This church is opposite the silves cathedra and worth a visit. Beautiful façade inside and a beautiful door with ornaments outsider. It's free!

Thank Wilfred S
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I am not relgious but i am drawn to places of worship from all religions. This chapel is just beautiful inside, The paintings above the alter are stunning. The chapel is tiny inside with a number of photographs from the 2016 Silves medieval festival along...More

Thank P S
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Worth visiting for the wonderful paintings depicting biblical scenes. There is no entrance fee, but there is someone there supervising the place.

Thank Susi L
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We tried to visit on Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon, after 2pm, as the Tourist Information lady said it should be open. Perhaps this is the reason for only 2 reviews? The walk up the hill was not wasted, however, as the Cathedral was open...

Thank cnb134
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Just across from the cathedral this church seems to be open more often than the cathedral. It only takes a minute but go in to see the beautiful altar painting.

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