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Small but well formed church

Not the biggest cathedral you'll ever see, but a nice church nonetheless. We found the most... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
jalu
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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Tranquility

I visited here twice during my fortnight stay. This is the main church on the island, there is a... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
David W
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

A wonderful little church in which to worship. Just be careful when you go in: it's really dark, and it's easy to trip over because the pews are on a higher level than the stone floor!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Not the biggest cathedral you'll ever see, but a nice church nonetheless. We found the most impressive view to be inside and on the left - the green section is really nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jalu
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I visited here twice during my fortnight stay. This is the main church on the island, there is a list of service times and dates on the wall here for the other churches around the island too. During the week I visited one morning. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We always feel that whatever your religion, or none at all, there is always something to admire and inspire on a visit to a church or cathedral. This small, but beautiful church is an excellent example. Dating back to the end of the 15th century...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

A lovely little church, garlanded with paper flowers in late August/ early September. It is a peaceful place to visit and worship.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This church is one of very few on the island and has a lot of history attached to it. Currently missing the dicisiples from the last supper which are under renovation the church is made up of 5 distinct chapels all decorated in their own...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

there are old old part of this church, don't miss them. It is also cool inside which is welcome compared with the heat outside

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday, probably the best day to visit , as beware, opening times are limited, we originally went Friday mid day but found it to be closed, we were informed by the museum next door that due to thefts from the church...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank illoyduk
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A small church located at the centre of vila beilara. Close to the house of c. Columbus. Must see if youre in the area. Church is mostly open and actively used by the villagers.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kristopher v
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Located in the middle of town just in front of the Columbus House Museum it is easy to find and the interior can be viewed in just a brief visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
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