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Santa Maria Church

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Address: Calcada dos Clerigos, Obidos, Portugal
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Óbidos Interactive Self-Guided Tour from Lisbon
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Interesting church

Blue and white tiles not depicting a story. Romanesque interior. Arches and Doric and Corinthian columns. Quite a mishmash. Full of pictures too. Interesting

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Blue and white tiles not depicting a story. Romanesque interior. Arches and Doric and Corinthian columns. Quite a mishmash. Full of pictures too. Interesting

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New Providence, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint medieval church in the city. It is worth stopping in and taking a look at what this city created.

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Thank Ramadama
Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Obidos is an historic village with lots of quirky shops and cafe's with pretty side streets to explore and a pretty church to admire or explore

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Thank Jamie C
Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

While in Obidos we visited Santa Maria Church and we werre very impressed with the decorations most especially the well known Portuguese azulejos tiles.

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Thank Gaetano A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

It's a beautiful church full of history. Built in the 11 hundreds, it stands the test of time (and earthquakes) ! You can actually see inside the church there is a mix of roman and gothic arches, since the structure was damaged in the 1755 earthquake, and the repairs were done using gothinc arches instead of the roman arches it... More 

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Thank KarolaRS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I just love coming to Obidos Village. It's a cute little town with lots of shops, cafe's and site seeing. It's not very big but the scenery is awesome.

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Thank Dawn S
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Do try to visit this church when walking through Obidos. Interesting tiling, and pictures, but it's the overall impression of a quiet and beautiful church which stays with you.

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Thank Andrew S
Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Wonderful old church with beautiful ceramics, paintings, statues and most of all, with its amazing old organ. A must see .

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Well maintained and very much still used church in the village. We were fortunate to see a wedding taking place there. Truly beautiful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

It's a small church, not very ornate, but you should walk through it if in Obidos! The town is very interesting indeed and you should stop if in the area.

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