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Church of Our Lady of the Lagoon (Monsaraz)

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Quiet

During our stay, went to the church to see it. A very typical one for the time period. It has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris B
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San luis obispo, ca
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Gorgeous church

We dropped into Church if Our Lady of the Lagoon whilst strolling through the delightful... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Ellemay
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Sydney, Australia
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1 week ago
“Quiet”
5 May 2018
“Gorgeous church”
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Praca Dom Nuno Alvares Pereira | Largo D Nuno Álvares Pereira, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay, went to the church to see it. A very typical one for the time period. It has a lot of history in the area. Was able to attend mass while we where there.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

The Church of Our Lady of the Lagoon is part of your visit to Monsaraz. The village is a delight, this church has sustained the residents for centuries. The church is not fancy compared to most European places of worship. In fact the structure is...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We dropped into Church if Our Lady of the Lagoon whilst strolling through the delightful cobblestone streets of Monsaraz. The inside of the building is beautiful & definitely worth visiting just to take a look inside.

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Hard to miss this church as it sits in the middle of the village and can be see from afar. For us, the beauty was in its simplicity and feeling that it would make people feel closer to God without everything being gilded. One euro,...More

Thank Oenedgar
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is the local church of the village. It is not so large, but there are beautiful tall pillars inside made from different colored marbles or sandstone.

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed June 23, 2017

It is pretty from the outside with its location in the middle of this amazing town. However, the interior is rather dark and somewhat dissapointing.

Thank Chileice
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Check the decorated columns (painted designs) and please respect local requests for no photos within the church.

Thank PajaritoLondon
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Small church but very nice decoration  The Gothic church was built in the second half of the 13th century Because of the black plague that devastated the region, the original church disappears under the reign of King John I, resulting in the construction of a...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Not much to remember for, this was just another church in a beautiful village. It was quite ordinary really. But if you are in the village, you will get in there for the sake of it.

Thank rebecca m
Reviewed January 7, 2016

I wouldn't say that it is a "beautiful" church in terms of its condition and artwork etc, however, the fact that it is standing and still used after many many centuries since it was built in such a location amazed me. The building is incredibly...More

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