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We walked up here from our Air B n B, took over an hour. Wonderful views. The church is interesting; if that is all you are interested in you can drive up and park. We enjoyed the walk although it was steep. Interesting tiles and...More
We walked up from the town. Quite a climb to get here. Great views over the town and bay. Artwork simple at each step. Informative tourist information materials. Surprised to find the church and buildings locked on a major Christian Festival. Easy quick descent back...More
I think other reviews mentioned this; but yes, google maps will not take you there if you're already on the highway. The exit they direct you to doesn't exist. But, luckily, the ubiquitous roundabouts will help you exit to an appropriate local road in order...More
This is such a beautiful church. The views are amazing. Make sure to go all the way to the top so you do not miss out on the beauty.
Well worth a visit, even if a bit hard to find. Google maps hasn't placed the...More
I saw this church in postcards and wanted to go and see it; it is unique with the steps and the decorations of Jesus passion on the tiles.. it was a little difficult to drive to get to the top of the hill but it...More
This remarkable church is visible from afar and seems to tower over many structures in the area due to its unique use of space including the hill slope. It is beautiful and worth your while. Nice simple color scheme.Great view.
No words or pictures can describe the view from the church's lookout. The entire island of Sao Miguel is something to behold. Add to that these little corners and nooks that just make this island one-of-a-kind! I had to climb up the steps to find...More