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an austere catholic church

At Praia's main square in the southern 'Platô' is also located the pro-cathedral (a provisionary... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Nice church on the plateau

Nice and simple church. Well kept. It is in front of the main square on the plateau. The address... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
217fanny
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Porto, Portugal
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4 Aug 2018
“Beautiful”
28 Jun 2017
“modest cathedral”
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Lovely and big pro-cathedral with a nice altar and very vibrant surroundings. A must see if you are walking around the plateau.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MerBerry
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

modest cathedral worth to have a look around .nice service and singing on sunday. located in the plaza.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank rosade
Reviewed January 2, 2017

At Praia's main square in the southern 'Platô' is also located the pro-cathedral (a provisionary cathedral) of Nossa Senhora da Graça (Our Lady of Grace). It is an early 20th century building with a - for a catholic church - surprisingly austere interior. The church...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank saronic
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Nice and simple church. Well kept. It is in front of the main square on the plateau. The address indicated on tripadvisor is not accurate.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 217fanny
Reviewed August 10, 2016

For history lovers, it's a must go site. Cape Verde is a Very catholic country, and people really care about this church...beautiful!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Walter R
Reviewed March 11, 2016

The church did not have the dark sometimes oppressive atmosphere of some old churches, but was quite light and spacious. There are a couple of main wall paintings, one on each side of the church. The benches are uncomfortable to sit on, but the church...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed February 15, 2016

The church was built in 1903. The main altar merits some attention, but as in other churches in Cabo Verde the decoration is poor compared with colonial churches in Brazil which has the same Portuguese influence. One should remember that the oldest colonial churches on...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jiri P
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