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Rua Nossa Senhora da Penha | Penha, Guimaraes 4810-233, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Petit and simple with not that much of history but very well integrated in the nature and the surroundings and with a very nice view over the city.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and cozy church on top of the mountain, in the Penha national park. Even though it is accessible by car, taking the cable car ride from town is a lot more fun. The views from the park around the church are spectacular. Bring a...More

Thank FGG-DXB
Reviewed January 9, 2018

The church itself is not so impressive but the place where it was built is very special. In front of it, you have a large vertical pond. You have all the trees around it. A calm atmosphere. I could spend the whole afternoon sitting in...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed October 15, 2017

the church is at the top of Serra da Penh, a beautiful place and surroundings, with plenty of things to do around

Thank jcnano
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Used the teleferica to get here. On arrival we finsihed the rest of the short climb to the terrace in front of the church. This simple terrace set off the plain church to give a sense of calm. The views from the side of the...More

Thank phshanks
Reviewed June 23, 2017

A short climb from the top of the cable car building. Excellent view impressive granite building unusual huge boulder features.

Thank 773chrish22
Reviewed October 9, 2016

This modern church, set atop the highest point in the area is worth visiting if for no other reason than the magnificent views of Guimaraes below and the surrounding countryside. We rode the cable car up at 10 am on a weekday. With very few...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2016

From the outside this church looks very simple and plain,and it is but it's simplicity is also very beautiful. It was built in 1947. It was a contrast from the older churches in the old town.

Thank Z3436XRmariam
Reviewed August 10, 2016

After visit to some land marks in Guimaraes, we took the cable car to the top of this hill not far away from the city, 5euros with return included, on arrive we walk along a big park full of huge boulders and nice trees u...More

Thank DanDMartins
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Really nice area to go for a walk. There are some spots to be visited, a church, ruines, huge rocks (one can walk through), nice forest, a bit hilly but with nice maintained pathes. Can either be accessed by car (free parking) or by chairlift.

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Through the bus company called TUG. It is only to know the number of the bus that travels to the Sanctuary.
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