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Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca

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Address: Largo da Graca, Evora 7000-645, Portugal
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No access to interior but intriguing facade

Marvellous facade, bit run down and portico full of pigeon guano and what smelled like human P** Pity one can't visit the interior, although much may have been dismantled.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Marvellous facade, bit run down and portico full of pigeon guano and what smelled like human P** Pity one can't visit the interior, although much may have been dismantled.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We wandered past this old church and were struck by the strange and different exterior. Rather grotesque men statues on the top. Interesting.

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The “Igreja da Graca or Convento da nossa Senhora da Graça (called by the people Convent of Grace) is an very important religious renascentista of the city of Evora, located on the “Largo da Graça.This Convent was owned by the brotherhood of the “eremites calçados” of “Santo Agostino”. It is already very special due to the statues in his façade.... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

though this church/chapel may not get many reviews as it off the main street..it is not to be missed

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The inside of the church itself may not be accessible, but the outside is still worth a look. And, to the right of the church is a building that is open to the public. Previously used by the military, the public can walk into the large sitting room, around the first floor courtyard and get a peak into a day... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Only saw it from the outside. The facade is okay but nothing out of the ordinary. Just another church.

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Thank Lusitanopuro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Evora has so many churchs, this one is an architetural masterpiece, unfortunaly it was closed to visitors at the time. Go and see!

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Kind of an ugly exterior - mixture of different styles. As well, how do you find the entrance and is there an entrance? Give this a miss.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If you walk up the stairs to the roof, you will have a great view of what seems like most of Alentejo. You can see very far at least...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Beautiful facade but this historic church is not open to the public.

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