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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte

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Address: Monte, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
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This 18th-century church, a pilgrimage site, is located in the picturesque...

This 18th-century church, a pilgrimage site, is located in the picturesque village of Monte.

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Real candles in the doorway

When I visit a church I always like to buy a candle and say a prayer for my family. I have noticed in Madeira that they seem to gave battery operated candles. This church had real... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I visit a church I always like to buy a candle and say a prayer for my family. I have noticed in Madeira that they seem to gave battery operated candles. This church had real candles to light and it was a beautiful little chapel to visit, worth the 60 steps to get there

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice church inside but quite a climb and lots of stone steps before you get to the entrance. You can go by the garden paths but these are steep in places. Flat shoes are best for here

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Austrian emperor is resting here, he certainly had very good taste. You must visit the gardens around, enjoy the views, say a prayer.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small church in Monte, with great views. Well worth a visit whilst visiting Madeira. The area is very beautiful

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems to be a church of special devotion. You can climb on foot, but there lots and lots of stairs to get there, so I advise you to take the cable car.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Senhora do Monte is in a beautiful place and provides a view to Funchal. Inside the church you can find detailed work and a place to rest after climbing the church's steps.

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old church steeped in Island History of Madeira lots of steps up but there is hand rails for those who need help and the views amazing beats me why they dragged all that stone work up these hills in those days

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Neuchâtel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent time to visit and to escalate to the top of the church. Beautiful view on Funchal. The church is nice to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catholic church full of finery and gold. Impressive structure considering where is has been built but always struggle to be impressed but a church full of riches!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When walking some uphill levada track from Monte towards Pico Alto you pass this Catolic holy place where its said that a holy woman appeared for some peasant girls.

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