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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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24 Jun 2018
“Nice church in a pleasant little village”
3 May 2018
“Worth a look”
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Rua dos Camachos, Ribeira Brava, Madeira 9350-214, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been fortunate to have visited this church in October 2017 and again in April 2018 - we just sit and look around to capture the magic feeling of calm and well being the splendid alter just to name a few

Thank 812foxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Purely by chance we came across the beautiful church of Sao Bento sitting majestically in a square. It is well worth visiting having some very special features. There are beautiful chandeliers and an amazing altar screen. The church is looked after with great care and...More

Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We called here on a tour of the west. The church was a nice quiet place to pass 5 min on a hot day, and very pretty inside.

Thank john e
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A distinctive landmark from almost anywhere in Ribeira Brava this Church and its surrounding square are well work a look,if you are in the vicinity. There is an impressive baroque altar. The church has a splendid tower with clocks and tiles to admire.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely local little Church with a nice promenade outside where you can relax and enjoy the sun. The Church is lovely and open to public.

Thank Luis B
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is a pleasant village facing the ocean. There is a historical tiny church and another Village city church. Very picturesque village, Serene and warmth.

Thank PeggyT753
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The location of this church is the best feature, since it is right in the center of the small village of Ribeira Brava. Because of that location and the openness of the space around it, it naturally attracts the attentions of anyone visiting the village....More

Thank pmartinslux
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely building inside and out set in a "courtyard" came here during a small service that was ending and the locals were happy to see me taking an interest in the building and they told me about some of its history.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a pretty little church. There is some nice ornate decorations at the altar end of the church and it was a peaceful place to visit. It was a nice place to go and enjoy. There is a small playground just outside that our...More

Thank gecko77
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The church is very pretty especially from the outside. There's not much else to see in this village but some pretty houses and it has a beach.

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