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Founded by royal charter of D. Sebastiao in 1569, the Jesuits' College of Funchal marked, throughout the centuries, the lives of the inhabitants of Madeira Island. For more than 400 years of history, it served a number of tenants, from British...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Ferreiros, Funchal, Madeira 9000-082, Portugal
All reviews jesuit college beautiful church free tour side chapels guided tour interesting history sacred art worth a visit short visit open to the public small cafe tower donation ornate shop volunteers frescoes
Through Historytellers you can walk through the central city and take part in the history of culture, wine production and religion in the most comfortable way helped by most pleasant and competent volonteers.
The Jesuits College of Funchal stands across the towns square. It has a wonderful interior with amazing sculptors and murals. For €1.00 you can climb the tower and enjoy the views of Funchal from the elevated vantage point. Well worth visiting
Dropped into this peaceful church giving you some respite from the bustle and noise of the streets around. Decorated for a wedding so special to see. We are told that the 1 Euro trip up the tower is well worth it
We visited the College whilst on holiday in Funchal
Whilst housed in an elderly and historic building it would have been easy to walk past as at first sight it appears to be a public building only
What a mistake it would have been to...More
Whilst touring Funchal this church is worth a visit as my wife and I did. Not only is the interior interesting but for a small 1 Euro donation, you can climb the original rickety staircase all the way up to the roof and take in...More
If you start the tour near the harbour the first part of the tour is actually quite nice. It tours through the old town and town centre. After that the tour becomes dull and seems to be more a hotel pickup bus as it drives...More