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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great architecture of Maputo, within Polana neighborhood. Nice to see, to get in and to see people visiting this worship place. My best time was my married in this "Igreja da Polana"

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Very good places to visit. while in Maputo you need to visit those places as they are reference for Mozambique

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LuisEnoque
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The Church of Santo António da Polana, inaugurated in 1962 to the designs of Nuno Craveiro Lopes, is an extraordinary formal gesture in its context – a 20th century suburb of Maputo, Mozambique – but it also represents an extraordinary political gesture, a bravura piece...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

One of the most unique churches I've ever visited. Takes 10-15 min to tour. Its free. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jjoseph2017
Reviewed April 15, 2019

When visiting Maputo make sure to visit a work of art, Paroquia Santo Antonio. It is very well located. Attractive and modest colors. Even from a distance you can see its beauty and how much efforts for a such dedicated art.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

Building architecture is unique in the city. It may have been built at 60s, it is now under restauration. It is beatifull building to see, especially for visitors.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaulSidonio
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Known as the lemon squeezer for obvious reasons... Well worth a visit if you're nearby. Very interesting shape, built early 1960s and currently undergoing repairs to the exterior (visible from the rear of the church). We visited on a Sunday, so were lucky enough to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shirley S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Trying to describe the Santo António da Polana can be en exercise in kitchenware, since it really looks like an elongated orange press on the outside. By itself, its exterior is enough to leave you amazed. But once you step inside and plunge into the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Luis_MF
Reviewed September 24, 2018

At Maputo's affluent Polana quarter, you will find this modern church - "Igreja de Santo António da Polana". It was designed by famous Portuguese architect Nuno Craveiro Lopes and inaugurated in 1962. Its shape resembles an "inverted flower" or, as it is most popularly known,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Sunday mass in Portuguese and Shangaan at 7:30, 11:00 am and 18:00 pm. Joyous and animated choir and inspired sermons. This is mainly a place of worship with nice stained glass windows that inspire prayer. Not a tourist attraction!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Milly the church is under renovations but I understand that they have mass in Portuguese Sundays at 7:30, 11:00 am and 600 pm
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