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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
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.
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
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
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
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!