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Founded by royal charter of D. Sebastiao in 1569, the Jesuits' College of Funchal marked, throughout the centuries, the lives of the inhabitants of Madeira Island. For more than 400 years of history, it served a number of tenants, from British...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Ferreiros, Funchal, Madeira 9000-082, Portugal
All reviews jesuit college beautiful church free tour side chapels gift shop guided tour interesting history sacred art worth a visit short visit small cafe tower donation ornate volunteers frescoes euro
Dropped into this peaceful church giving you some respite from the bustle and noise of the streets around. Decorated for a wedding so special to see. We are told that the 1 Euro trip up the tower is well worth it
We visited the College whilst on holiday in Funchal
Whilst housed in an elderly and historic building it would have been easy to walk past as at first sight it appears to be a public building only
What a mistake it would have been to...More
Whilst touring Funchal this church is worth a visit as my wife and I did. Not only is the interior interesting but for a small 1 Euro donation, you can climb the original rickety staircase all the way up to the roof and take in...More
If you start the tour near the harbour the first part of the tour is actually quite nice. It tours through the old town and town centre. After that the tour becomes dull and seems to be more a hotel pickup bus as it drives...More
We were just passing and the doors were open. We went inside and what a church. We were greeted by one of the students who offered use free audio sets to use. Very interesting. The students are very friendly and helpful.
We very much enjoyed our walking tour of Funchal with Augustine. His English is excellent and he is very well informed.He is part of a programme whereby overseas students present the history and culture of Madeira. Excellent,not to be missed. Very reasonably priced