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Albufeira's Igreja Matriz

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Address: Rua da Igreja, Albufeira 8200-650, Portugal
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As detailed by other reviewers Mass at 1100hours is a busy occasion and early arrival is necessary to ensure seated placement. Overall a good experience, possibly a bit more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As detailed by other reviewers Mass at 1100hours is a busy occasion and early arrival is necessary to ensure seated placement. Overall a good experience, possibly a bit more translations given the obvious various nations attending, lovely choir with really good soloists. Sermon is a bit 'long winded' but not a criticism! Good

Thank J.D.Newcombe
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived early to ensure we have seats learning from reviews that it really gets full. The reviews were true. It's a really nice church but we were not impressed with the service. I've never attended a mass during Christmas Day with a christening at the same time. It was like we were all there as guests of the family... More 

Thank C M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This Church is so interesting for history lovers. It has a history section that includes the old voyages of the early Portuguese Sailors around the world. Part of their work was preaching the word of God. Japan, South Africa and China are included

Thank Traveller707-787
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

One of the key places to stay or walk by in Albufeira. Good weather all year although sunbathing can be coolish out of summer.

Thank PYC I
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,516 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Superb 18 century church that looks absolutely fantastic. It has a wonderful position in the Old Town and is easily identified by its stunning bell tower and superb white washed exterior. The church is a local parish church so entry is free but it's nice to make a donation as the interior is quite beautiful. If your walking around the... More 

Thank Neil K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Hi all if he get a chance to visit this church it is a must see whit it old architecture high ceilings beautiful status need to old town and fisherman beach

Thank byrne-123
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I recently visited this beautiful church for my nephews wedding. It was a glorious day and there was a large group of us from Ireland. The church was beautiful inside. It was nicely decorated for the wedding. The architecture is amazing and the altar is lovely. It was a lovely setting for a wedding.

1 Thank Caroline D
Albufeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We entered just after Sunday service had finished, it was busy, beautiful little church, lit a candle, very peaceful after service had finished.

Thank p00ky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

A lovely church that is well attended overlooking the old town, the Matriz has several service throughout the week, however we only went on the Sunday for mass at 11am.

1 Thank aabarnes1
Albufeira, Portugal
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Magnificent and very beautiful church in Portugal, Albufeira. I recommend to everyone walking by the streets of Albufeira to go there. A very peaceful place.

Thank Eva R

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