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Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Nazare

Nazare, Portugal
+351 262 551 116
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Beautiful!

Amazing architecture and a hidden gem at the top of the mountain. Take the tram to the top and walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lmendes76
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Millville, Massachusetts
See the madonna statue

A beautiful church to visit. For one Euro you can go to the back of the sanctuary area and view the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hijacs
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“old church” (5 reviews)
“the cliff” (7 reviews)
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Nazare, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture and a hidden gem at the top of the mountain. Take the tram to the top and walk around the corner to the square. You can't miss it and will not regret making the short trip to the top.

Thank Lmendes76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful church to visit. For one Euro you can go to the back of the sanctuary area and view the wooden carving of the black Madonna breastfeeding the baby Jesus. This was believed to have come from Nazareth thus giving the town its name...More

Thank hijacs
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This church was built because a king or nobleman's life was saved by the sight of the appearance of Mary. It kept him from sailing off the cliff after chasing a deer that actually did fall off the cliff. There is a humorous painting in...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful church. It is definitely worth it to pop in and see. I recommend paying a euro to see behind the chapel. It walks you through some rooms that are coated in the famous tile. It also allows you to walk up...More

Thank Patch1755
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I liked the story of this church and the black Madonna's statue that they have here. This statue were brought here from Nazareth- the hometown of Jesus, gave the name to this lovely town.

Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A church perched up on the top of the cliff, beautiful in its simplicity. Inside a fresque of azulejos sits beside images of Christ and gold ornements. A striking contrast that at first seems out of place, but speaks of the Portuguese identity and Catholocisme.

Thank Linghu-hao
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Despite lots of visitors, a peaceful and beautiful place to visit. Very pretty and obviously loved by local people as well as visitors

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

In the center of the little town Nazare is this nice church with beautiful glass windows superb two towers simple stonework on a big place; the church is dedicated to the Madona da Nazare.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The stairway to this cathedralis visually inviting. The cathedral is located in the town square is the focal point of surrounding merchant shops.

Thank Lisamboyd4
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a very nice and very old church build in the original fishermen village up in the cliff over the beach. It is one of the few buildings surviving the modernization and commercialization of the village. The church is on a lovely square, with...More

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Dina A
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Response from MonaShehade | Reviewed this property |
Hello, well we visited the church around 12:00 noon and it was opened. 10am-7pm Apr-Sep, 10am-6pm Oct-Mar
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