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Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao

Largo Matriz, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-094, Portugal
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Beautiful Church with lots of history

WE saw this church during a guided city tour. It is well worth a look. Take some time to sit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julie D
Guelph, Canada
Beautiful Portuguese Landmark

St. Sebastian Church is the main church for the city. Located just past the beautiful City Gates it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard F
Louisville, Kentucky
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Largo Matriz, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-094, Portugal

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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE saw this church during a guided city tour. It is well worth a look. Take some time to sit quietly and absorb the feeling in this place.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

St. Sebastian Church is the main church for the city. Located just past the beautiful City Gates it stands like a beacon welcoming people from everywhere. The doors are always open and you can go in to visit, take photos or pray. The main altar...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao is another example of the 16th century churches that Portuguese built all over the world. It is a great example of good preservation.

1  Thank Miguel2770
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Like so many churches, the Igreja Matriz de S. Sebastião, is more interesting inside than outside, where is volumes are simple and clear with the exception of the front entrance portal. Inside you find beautiful chapels and fantastic art treasures. Must visit if in S....More

Thank Gonçalo A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great piece of architecture, with its bell tower visible across the town. It is simple but very beautiful inside and definitely deserves to be visited. Masses were everyday at 8.30 and 18.30 if you would like to attend.

Thank TomFarhias
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Incredible beauty and art of the 16th Century. It is a little musty and be sure to leave a donation when you leave.

Reviewed 27 June 2017

The main church in PDL built in 1533 that borders the Portas da Cidade (city arches) that features an elaborate facade & the only church in PDL with a clocktower. Inside is amazing with intricate wood carvings and alter, stained glass windows. blue glazed tiles...More

1  Thank Root B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Be sure to stop by this church to see the gorgeous architecture outside and grandeur inside. It's close to the cruise terminal and along the way to the city gate.

Thank DeniseInAz
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were in Sao Miguel from Monday - Saturday and prior to heading to the airport, we wanted to explore downtown Ponta Delgada Saturday. As luck would have it we approached this beautiful church as noon was approaching on Saturday and mass was starting. What...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Beautiful architecture, typical azorean church. Not too special but worth the visit since it's next to the city gates.

Thank Origamiboi
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Questions & Answers
Terry C
26 March 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the current times for mass. Visiting (hours) times:Monday-Saturday are 7:30 to 19:00. Sunday, 7:30 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00. The church does not close for holidays or other reason.
Michael C
15 June 2016|
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Response from tishwallinger | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Have you tried contacting them direct?