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Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao

Largo Matriz, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-094, Portugal
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Interesting by the inside

Like so many churches, the Igreja Matriz de S. Sebastião, is more interesting inside than outside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gonçalo A
Cascais, Portugal
The heart of the town shall be visited

This is a great piece of architecture, with its bell tower visible across the town. It is simple... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Kongsberg, Norway
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Largo Matriz, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-094, Portugal

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like so many churches, the Igreja Matriz de S. Sebastião, is more interesting inside than outside, where is volumes are simple and clear with the exception of the front entrance portal. Inside you find beautiful chapels and fantastic art treasures. Must visit if in S....More

Thank Gonçalo A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great piece of architecture, with its bell tower visible across the town. It is simple but very beautiful inside and definitely deserves to be visited. Masses were everyday at 8.30 and 18.30 if you would like to attend.

Thank TomFarhias
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Incredible beauty and art of the 16th Century. It is a little musty and be sure to leave a donation when you leave.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

The main church in PDL built in 1533 that borders the Portas da Cidade (city arches) that features an elaborate facade & the only church in PDL with a clocktower. Inside is amazing with intricate wood carvings and alter, stained glass windows. blue glazed tiles...More

1  Thank Root B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Be sure to stop by this church to see the gorgeous architecture outside and grandeur inside. It's close to the cruise terminal and along the way to the city gate.

Thank DeniseInAz
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were in Sao Miguel from Monday - Saturday and prior to heading to the airport, we wanted to explore downtown Ponta Delgada Saturday. As luck would have it we approached this beautiful church as noon was approaching on Saturday and mass was starting. What...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful architecture, typical azorean church. Not too special but worth the visit since it's next to the city gates.

Thank Origamiboi
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful church, with incredible architecture and intricate small chapels. A peaceful place to stop for a few minutes in Ponta Delgada.

1  Thank Shailagh K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's a beautiful church really worth seeing. It combines the beautiful marble manueline-style portals with basalt dark stonework. Look at the unique gargoyles all around the church. The interior is very rich, mostly made of the beautiful paintings distributed in the interior. It also has...More

Thank Luís H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This beautiful and ornate church is the centre of Ponta Delgada. We were there at 12 midday, and the bells rang on, and on, and on, they must have been pealing for about 15 minutes. But nevertheless, this is a beautiful church and well worth...More

Thank Linda A
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Terry C
27 March 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the current times for mass. Visiting (hours) times:Monday-Saturday are 7:30 to 19:00. Sunday, 7:30 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00. The church does not close for holidays or other reason.
Michael C
16 June 2016|
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Response from tishwallinger | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Have you tried contacting them direct?