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Estrada de Santa Luzia, Viana do Castelo 4900-408, Portugal
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All reviews santa luzia beautiful church great view funicular railway the river cable car sacre coeur in paris narrow stairs well worth a visit worth the climb lovely stained glass windows half way patron saint winding road the atlantic ocean surrounding area main church
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed at this wonderful modern (1908) building and the terrific modern art inside the Church. Nearby is a restaurant and another inside the Pousada. There are walks in the surrounding countryside. Fabulous.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hotshallot2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After checking out of the Pousada in the morning we stopped the the Santuario on our way back down the hill from the Pousada. Another way to get there would be to use the funicular from the town below. The Santuario's history was very interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canoeboy
Reviewed October 26, 2018

These photographs were taken during Viana do Castelo visit. I was cycling on the top of the hill to see the castle and it worth cycling. On the way I found beautiful place to take rest and take some snaps. The road up to castle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank unclesuraj
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

A tiny basilica which is more an overgrown modern chapel, but the views from the top - and also on the drive up and down - are stunning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AviationSpirit
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

You can take the “elevador” up for 3 euros return trip or drive up, with plenty of parking at the top. The sanctuary is beautiful, and the view is one of the best we’ve had in our two weeks touring Portugal. If you do one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F5245HItimm
Reviewed October 21, 2018

it looks interesting from the city ...up on a hill, the most interesting part finally is the furnicular ride up and down and the fantastic view from the steps of the church, the inside, lets call it kitchy catholic, the outside is a copy of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Fairly impressive church up top of the hill overlooking the city. If you are at all claustrophobic and/or don't like heights, do not take the elevator tour, 3 people in our party changed their minds as we got near the top and if you aren't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

From the outside this building is very special but when you enter it takes your breath away. The painting of Christ rising is really astounding and the whole ambiance is truly stupendous. I can highly recommend a visit to here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

After walking the Portugal Camino last year I revisited Viana do Castelo with family and took them up to this church that is very unique and amazing views. We then walked up to the luxurious Pousada hotel where we had drinks on the terrace and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenny J
Reviewed October 10, 2018

an amazing monument with breathtaking views. don't go to the top if you don't like tight spaces. it was a worthwhile stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from EvaAndManuel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, admission is free. If you like going up to bell tower, each has separate elevator and you have to pay. It was 1 euro each. The one on the right has extra narrow steps to the top, the one on left has... More