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San Vicente de Albufeira Statue

Address: Largo Jacinto d'Ayet Square, Albufeira, Portugal
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Ranked #17 of 20 Attractions in Albufeira
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

After climbing up to the historical Old Town - you'll see this statue nearby the churches & clock tower . I felt like I was in a time warp - so different to the other Albufeira with its bustling shops , bars & restaurants down below .It's worth the walk up winding ancient streets to get a feel how the... More 

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Albufeira, Portugal
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119 reviews 119 reviews
88 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Frei Vicente de Santo António was born in 1590 in the castle of Albufeira, and died in 1623 in Nagasaki (Japan). He was a christian missionary that died as a martyr on the 3rd of September of 1623 burned for not denying his faith.

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bournemouth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Brilliant views where 2 seas meet. Travel with the Historical Algarve Tour -Paradise Tours - a very long day but worthwhile

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Very dramatic overlooking huge cliffs and the sea. Extremely hot so the opportunity for a cold drink and sit down very welcome.

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midlands england
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

enjoyed my visit here lovely views are beautiful took some brilliant photo.s

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

interesting story, worth looking it up, I got my foto took at the statue and i look tiny lol

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alb
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Why the is this comment about impactus bar here? impactus bar its not near San Vicente statue and impactus bar sucks. there´s nothing going on there. just a ridiculous bar where friends of the owner make some noise.

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armagh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

some nice shops but old town had great atmosphere at night

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brighton
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2008

S. Vicente is an old fisherman from albufeira, this fisherman decided to expand his "fishing area" by going to the north cost of Africa, Span and more. upon his fishing travels he would stop for days maybe weeks at various locations to get to know the other cultures and recipeies, when he returned from his travels he would go to... More 

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