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Second floor views

Small donation for tourists, free for worshippers. Looks from the outside a bit like the white and... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
PeterD218
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Belgium
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A beautiful gem

A really beautiful church. It is located in a nice area in the older parts of Angra do Heroísmo... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Highcoaster
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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is the Misericordia Church in Angra and we loved it. The visit is paid (small fee) but it's well worth the price as the guide was very helpful and explained everything with much detail.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Small donation for tourists, free for worshippers. Looks from the outside a bit like the white and blue church in Praia, but the inside is a lot more elaborate in decoration. The climb up the stairs and the views from the second floor are worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A really beautiful church. It is located in a nice area in the older parts of Angra do Heroísmo. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Highcoaster
Reviewed 17 October 2017

They are trying to raise money for renovations for the crypt (I really wished I could have seen that), but the info the guide gave us wasn't super helpful. The 3 Euro entrance donation is not really a donation-more mandatory to enter, unless all you're...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hallidaysa
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My husband and I recently visited Angra do Heroismo. On our first day to Angra...a guide at this church invited us to visit ...however, we had not yet exchanged our money for euros. On another day, we tried to visit and found it closed. Finally...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sinaigirl
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This church, down by the marina, is magnificently decorated and well worth a visit, although one is "invited" to pay a small donation/ entrance fee. A charming lady offered us a lot of interesting information plus a small explanatory leaflet.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank WideawakeMalaga
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The Igreja da Misericórdia had been closed each day we passed by so when wLed by and the door was opened. When we went in a mass was in process so we sat down. We were able to view this beautiful church and participate in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ArtPhemister
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We found this church on our first stroll to the waterfront. The bright blue color really stood out! We walked over to see if it was open and got lucky -- not only was it open, but the lady inside taking admission (1.50 euros) was...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank kmaria1202
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Want to pray near the Atlantic Ocean? go to this Igreja. Inside majestic like all churches, outside a beautiful plaza with statues, paintings, and of course a view of the ocean.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Cristina A
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is the church that stands out the most fro Monte Brasil. It's colors on the outside are striking. There is a docent that gives a brief history of the church. There is a recommended 1,50 Euro admission as they are repairing parts of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Luv2hikejulie
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