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Church of Sao Lourenco de Almancil

Rua da Igreja | Sao Lourenco, Almancil 8135-027, Portugal
+351 289 395 451
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Rua da Igreja | Sao Lourenco, Almancil 8135-027, Portugal
+351 289 395 451
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Reviewed yesterday

If you visit the Algarve, this church must not be missing on your "must do" list. The Church of San Lourenco de Amancil is unique, because the inside of the church, walls, ceiling and cupola is finished with Biblical and historical scenes in the characteristic...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit..... All of the reviews say the same but you simply must visit here if you are in or nearby to Loule!

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a very beautiful church in a Portuguese style - the blue tiles inside are making Sao Laurenco so unique ! This church is well worth a visit. There is an entrance fee and you are allowed to take photos inside. Another thing to...More

Thank Flower53_10
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A must visit, but if you are going for mass, get there early, even the annex gets full, quite a long mass. Beautiful church.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It's old and it's small (and maybe in peak season it could get crowded and difficult to park - I don't know) but I'd suggest it's worth a visit if you're in the area. The unusual and interesting feature, of course, is the tiling. And...More

1  Thank incomfort
Reviewed 29 August 2017

this is a true gem. the decorations inside are fantastic, superb tiles and this so ornate manueline style is just wonderful on the eye. and the staff are so friendly.

Thank bobjones3
Reviewed 17 August 2017

During my recent visit to Portugal staying with friends we went to Mass here on Sunday. This was a return visit after attending Mass there previously I always wanted to return. Its a beautiful, peaceful, and unique. I find attending mass there quite emotional which...More

1  Thank Mae494
Reviewed 2 August 2017

It's a small church, but worth a visit if you are in the area. The interior is decorated entirely with Portuguese tiles, which is unique for a church. Pity that it's not allowed to take photos. Closed during lunch hours!

Thank Wodan01
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

it s just Unique beautiful , stylish , peaceful it s a gem tiny church completly cover with the local blue tiles....amanzing but be aware ! no pictures and the 2 ....security woman are so strict with this policy second thing it s closed between...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 20 July 2017

from the outside it doesn't look much but once you go inside it is amazing. The two ladies on duty were very helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Kamackenzie
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Susan R
19 August 2017|
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Response from traveltrailer | Reviewed this property |
Ditto previous answers re candles and lunch time closure. I think it remains closed on Monday morning also.
Tim J
3 September 2016|
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Response from jennyphillips60 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I dont know