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Went to visit here while on a tour in Alte, but the church was closed for the time we had... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
RJMEX
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Brooks, Alberta
Beautiful main church in Alte

Church dates back to sixteenth century. Some of the chapels are decorated in gold leaf while the... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
mmk89
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clonakilty
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21 May 2018
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20 Apr 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

A beautiful church set in the centre of Alte ,its beautiful inside and out ,you can stand on the risen sidewalk and watch the world go by with so many bars etc surrounding it ,A must to visit .

Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Today in Alte we almost missed this amazing little church. Once inside we saw the most awe inspiring baroque and rococo art work surrounding the altars. The guide tried to help inform us of the history of the church and pointed out the rare ‘...More

Thank Phyl O
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited the church as we dropped into Alte to have a look around having been to Fonte Grande. Entry was €1.50 for adults which gets you a guide book in any language, while children are free. Interior was very colourful and quite interesting, so worth...More

Thank Tom_Blancmange
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice little church and the center point of the small village of Alte. From here it's only a short walk to the 3 Fountains area.

Thank StevOM73
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Font área poor, needs something making of it but, sorry, port. have no idea. Disappointing yet so much potential as Alte is known for its folkgroup & cycling. Village dying, council need humf, not Port. "so what."

Thank darryl t
Reviewed March 18, 2017

As so many Algarvian churches this is a small but beautiful building. As most churches here, the exterior belies the incredible interior. Well worth the one Euro admission. And they allow picture taking (no flash please).

Thank Subielover
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Went to visit here while on a tour in Alte, but the church was closed for the time we had available. Dates back to the early history of the area and looked to be worth the 1 euro admission.

Thank RJMEX
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Church dates back to sixteenth century. Some of the chapels are decorated in gold leaf while the chapel of St Sebastian on right aisle are covered in multicoloured smooth tiles. Church is small but very beautiful & well worth the €1 entrance fee

Thank mmk89
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The staff are really lovely and helpful. Just pay 1 euro and you're free to photograph the richly decorated interior of gorgeous tiles and painting. Recommend a visit.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed June 19, 2016

A typical country church in baroque style with some blue tiled niches - all pay 1 EUR entrance fee- and an altar in the "box pyramid" style. Definitely part of your village itinerary.

Thank Neil_Txxx
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