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San Vicente de Albufeira Statue

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Address: Largo Jacinto d'Ayet Square, Albufeira, Portugal
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To look out for in the Old Town

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Have to say with hand on heart, that I walked past this statue countless times, saw it here, so decided to review it! What could be said about this lovely statue of St Vicente, from my own point of view is that it adds to the atmosphere of the old town, and may give yerself a little blessing when going... More 

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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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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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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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
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

some nice shops but old town had great atmosphere at night

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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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