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Igreja Nossa Senhora da Graca

Praca 12 do Setembro, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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an austere catholic church

At Praia's main square in the southern 'Platô' is also located the pro-cathedral (a provisionary... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Nice church on the plateau

Nice and simple church. Well kept. It is in front of the main square on the plateau. The address... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
217fanny
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Porto, Portugal
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2 Jan 2017
“an austere catholic church”
8 Dec 2016
“Nice church on the plateau”
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Praca 12 do Setembro, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

At Praia's main square in the southern 'Platô' is also located the pro-cathedral (a provisionary cathedral) of Nossa Senhora da Graça (Our Lady of Grace). It is an early 20th century building with a - for a catholic church - surprisingly austere interior. The church...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Nice and simple church. Well kept. It is in front of the main square on the plateau. The address indicated on tripadvisor is not accurate.

Thank 217fanny
Reviewed 11 August 2016

For history lovers, it's a must go site. Cape Verde is a Very catholic country, and people really care about this church...beautiful!

Thank Walter R
Reviewed 31 July 2016

If the cross would be removed nobody would suspect this being a church. Could be any building. Inside it does look like a church, with no real features of interest. It just looks nice.

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

The church did not have the dark sometimes oppressive atmosphere of some old churches, but was quite light and spacious. There are a couple of main wall paintings, one on each side of the church. The benches are uncomfortable to sit on, but the church...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The church was built in 1903. The main altar merits some attention, but as in other churches in Cabo Verde the decoration is poor compared with colonial churches in Brazil which has the same Portuguese influence. One should remember that the oldest colonial churches on...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile
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