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You only need to spend a few minutes looking over this place but it is worthwhile to learn about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles K
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You only need to spend a few minutes looking over this place but it is worthwhile to learn about some of the history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles K
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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....

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nancy L
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!

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 56susil
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...

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank cnb134
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