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Olhão's Main Church is the seat of the parish of Our Lady of the Rosary and the main monument in Olhão. Construction begun in 1698. The Church was opened for worship in 1715 and completed only in 1783. Open every day except Monday. On Saturday...more
Traditional Catholic Church that is still very much in use as was evident by the number of locals leaving after a Sunday morning. During the week the church is open and is free entry, it is quite beautiful inside with stained class windows and religious...More
I love to visit this church when holidaying in Olhao. It is wonderful to share mass with the local community and to feel the spirituality and peace within. Special blessings to the lady who cleans the church and, on the night I attended mass, sang...More
A lovely white washed church whose biggest congregation is the storks that reside in the towers. They fly in and out at will to feed their young. It is a well maintained church both inside and out - well worth a visit when exploring Olhão.
Our Lady of the Rosary Church in the Algarve also known as The Chapel of, Our Lady Guadeloupe was constructed in 1719.
The miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe took place in 1320, in Caceres, Spain, when a shepherd discovered an image of the Virgin....More
traveling on the train to Olhao we wandered down the main road towards the town area shops cafes and along the way was confronted with a large white walled church with a small but lovely presented interior(like most places of worship in Portugal).
This town does not really sell itself compared with its neighbour of Faro, which it is easily accessible from by road or less frequently rail.The town looks industrial from the main road but the sea front is well worth a visit even if you do...More