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Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias

En 1-1a, Horta, Faial Island 9900-018, Portugal
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Neo-classical church

The most striking feature of the church is the collection of family crests on the ceiling above the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter D
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Belgium
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A Wonderful Example Of A Portuguese Church

This was our first time to visit Portugal and to see this church was something special. We always... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Richard F
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Louisville, Kentucky
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En 1-1a, Horta, Faial Island 9900-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most striking feature of the church is the collection of family crests on the ceiling above the altar. Originally the first church on the island, rebuilt in the 19th century as a neo-classical church.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This was our first time to visit Portugal and to see this church was something special. We always enjoy visiting the Catholic churches in the different countries we visit and this was certainly a reward to visit.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

This church has several reasons for interest. As I understand, It lies in the area where the Portuguese first settled in the 15th century, and is the first church built on the island of Faial. Half-ruined, it was rebuilt in 1675; And again the 1998...More

1  Thank Brun066
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I visited the Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias in Horta , Portugal on our cruise in November. My wife is Catholic and loves to visit all of these Shockingly Beautiful churches when we travel. The church on the Faial Island in...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

You don't want to miss seeing the family crests painted on the ceiling of this church. Words can't describe how I felt seeing my family name next to one of them.

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was in shock to see the state of dis repairs that not only this church, but all on the churches in the town of Horta. Walls and ceilings caving in, exteriors in desperate need of paint, such was their state that one church was...More

1  Thank Gregg R
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This 17th century church is located towards the city's Porto Pim beach. Whilst it (and many of the other churches) is very impressive from the outside; the interior is relatively simple. There is, however, an interesting nativity scene which my be of interest.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Loveliest church you have ever seen... It's like stepping back in time! Peaceful and surreal . The architecture is out of this world!

Thank Lydia A
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is worth a walk by and photo opportunity. Note very similar decor on other public buildings. We did not go inside.

Thank Teresa H
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