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All reviews short climb taking the cable car surroundings trees nature ride church penha hill town
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church itself is simple but attractive, but our real reason for visiting was for the view of the city from the lookout, which is impressive. As with many other reviewers, we took the teleferico up. It's short, but fun. Behind the church are some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Petit and simple with not that much of history but very well integrated in the nature and the surroundings and with a very nice view over the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Beautiful and cozy church on top of the mountain, in the Penha national park. Even though it is accessible by car, taking the cable car ride from town is a lot more fun. The views from the park around the church are spectacular. Bring a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

The church itself is not so impressive but the place where it was built is very special. In front of it, you have a large vertical pond. You have all the trees around it. A calm atmosphere. I could spend the whole afternoon sitting in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

the church is at the top of Serra da Penh, a beautiful place and surroundings, with plenty of things to do around

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Used the teleferica to get here. On arrival we finsihed the rest of the short climb to the terrace in front of the church. This simple terrace set off the plain church to give a sense of calm. The views from the side of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

A short climb from the top of the cable car building. Excellent view impressive granite building unusual huge boulder features.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

This modern church, set atop the highest point in the area is worth visiting if for no other reason than the magnificent views of Guimaraes below and the surrounding countryside. We rode the cable car up at 10 am on a weekday. With very few...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

From the outside this church looks very simple and plain,and it is but it's simplicity is also very beautiful. It was built in 1947. It was a contrast from the older churches in the old town.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Z3436XRmariam
Reviewed August 10, 2016

After visit to some land marks in Guimaraes, we took the cable car to the top of this hill not far away from the city, 5euros with return included, on arrive we walk along a big park full of huge boulders and nice trees u...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Through the bus company called TUG. It is only to know the number of the bus that travels to the Sanctuary.
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