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All reviews beautiful church old church the cliff town square main altar black madonna behind the scenes st joseph lovely square lots of history blue tiles small church worth a visit great view ornate statue mary
Very nice old church right in the middle of the old town square. The ceramic frescoes and the altar are absolutely amazing. Parking is possible in the small street near the church with a bit of luck. Bring a good camera for the visit.
When in O Sitio, its worth stopping here. A well preserved old church on a huge open square. Inside, it is very ornately finished, and looks stately. There was an entrance fee to go upstairs, but we did not do that
As the hubby waited outside, I toured the church. For 1 Euro, you can tour "behind the scenes" parts of the church....in particular the upper Nave. Now I know that the priests see! Interesting collection of wax body parts that were given to the church...More
If your in the square in the upper village of Sitio take a few minutes to enter the church and marvel at the ornamentation. Like many in Portugal, lavish devotions have made the interior of this small church a feast for the eyes. It has...More
This is the great thing about Portugal; every town has a beautiful church with lots of history, ornamentation and religious significance to show off. Stop in to admire the art and the devotion. No need to stay long or to make it a specific destination.
I was devastated seeing so much decorations, gold, and all those unnecessary ornaments. It all seemed to sparkle. Church is a place you can pray, have a chat with God and this place made me overwhelmed so I had to leave fast, I was unable...More