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Albufeira's Igreja Matriz

Rua da Igreja, Albufeira 8200-650, Portugal
+351 289 585 526
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Great music and a very busy place with worshipers everyone is friendly and everyone is made feel... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Francis M
Belfast, United Kingdom
Easter Sunday bisit

As always on a trip to Albuferia, we visit this church for Sunday mass. It is extremely busy so you... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Rua da Igreja, Albufeira 8200-650, Portugal
+351 289 585 526
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great music and a very busy place with worshipers everyone is friendly and everyone is made feel very welcome

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

As always on a trip to Albuferia, we visit this church for Sunday mass. It is extremely busy so you need to arrive in plenty of time to get a seat, seem to have a better chance to get a seat upstairs. Last Sunday, the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A100 steps walk up and down from our hotel and few more walking uphill and downhill to get to mass on Sunday's seem nothing. I don't remember walking to church since I was a kid and this was re-living it! Loved the simplicity of the...More

Thank Sampageeta
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We followed the music . We were walking up towards our hotel , it was roughly 10.30 pm . I heard what sounded like a horn or a warning for ships , followed by several others. Then a band , a brass band started to...More

Thank Jude H
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

Thank J.D.Newcombe
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 22 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

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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
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...More

Thank Neil K
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
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15 April 2017|
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Hi Kerry, I am trying to book it also dud you ever find out how to go about it, thanks Mary