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Church of Nossa Senhora da Alegria

Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Beautiful Building with a Modern Feel

This lovely church, in the middle of Furnas, is built in traditional style of all churches on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FiftyFifty5050
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Montgomery, United Kingdom
Beautiful Church

I found all of the old churches on San Miguel to be beautiful. They are small but beautifully... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
H6681ECmanuelf
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Pawtucket
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Church”
18 May 2017
“Easter Sunday, after the mass”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely church, in the middle of Furnas, is built in traditional style of all churches on the island. Set within a garden and set slightly back from the street, it is simple and elegant. Remodelled around 60 years ago, the interior is clean and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I found all of the old churches on San Miguel to be beautiful. They are small but beautifully done. Each church we visited had chandeliers. The chandeliers were small and ornate but just what you would expect.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We walked around the town of Furnas after a hearty lunch of cozidas in the nearby restaurant. The church was empty, all the parishioners have gone home for the Easter lunch, or to eat out. The "empty tomb" was on full display and so were...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Another one of the various churches in the Azores that are very well kept and beautiful to visit. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This church is located next to the tourist office and a delicious lunch spot that is right next to the tourist office. The church has a very pretty tile mosaic that goes through the history of the church that we really enjoyed.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

There are two churches in Furnas, this larger of the two is situated near to the tourist information office (the other - Igreja de Santana - is near to the entrance to the Terra Nostra Gardens). Like most of the churches that we've visited in...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I found the churches in São Miguel pretty, but more or less all looking the same. This one is a bit different because it is surrounded by a pretty garden. And inside the corner with the christening font has walls decorated with beautiful azulejos. So...More

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