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Monuments in Funchal

Sé Catedral do Funchal

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Rua do Aljube
9000-067, Funchal

Funchal

This was the first church to be built in Funchal. It is Gothic in style, with Moorish and Manueline influences. Ten Gothic arches connect the naves and natural light is provided by eight Manueline crevices in the chancel. In the Capela do Santíssimo, decorated in the 18th and 19th centuries style, you can appreciate a large painting from the 17th century that represents the Last Supper. There are two mechanical clocks in the tower that set the pace of life for the citizens and the city.

Quinta Terreiro da Luta

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ER103, 47
9050, Funchal

Funchal

This former Train station is now working as a restaurant a space to organize marriages and other events. Here is a monument paying homage to Nossa Senhora da Paz (Our Lady of Peace), built in the sequence of the bombing of Funchal in 1917, by German submarines.

Quinta Florença

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Rua Nova de São João, 16
9000, Funchal

Funchal

Farm set on a slope where the manor house comes forth with two floors from the middle of the XX. It was restored in 1960 and is now a private residence.

Pilar de Banger

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Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses
9000, Funchal

Funchal

Originally this stone column was about 30 metres high and 3 metres of diameter, but in 1939 it was put down to built the present Avenida do Mar. In 1987 it was partially rebuilt with some of the original stones, not far from the place where it used to be. Its name is due to the responsible of the construction, the English John Light Banger.

Palácio dos Esmeraldos / Tribunal de Contas da Madeira

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Rua do Esmeraldo, 24
9000-051, Funchal

Funchal

Palácio do Governo Regional

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Avenida Zarco
9000-059, Funchal

Funchal

Construction dated from the end of the XVII century, being at that time the Santa Casa da Misericórdia and its Hospital. It was later the Medical School of Funchal and is now the Regional Government Palace.

Palácio dos Cônsules

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Rua da Conceição, 29
9000, Funchal

Funchal

Large baroque palace with a three floors rectangular plant, built in the XVII century. The ground floor has shops and storehouses and the 1st floor services, among which the Juvenile Court of Funchal.

Palácio de São Pedro / Museu de História Natural do Funchal

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Rua da Mouraria, 31
9004-546, Funchal

Funchal

Building dated from the end of the XVIII century, the former residence of the Carvalhal Counts. The seven wicker balconies in forged iron and the portal sided by two iron lanterns are worthy of notice. It worked as a hotel, a college and international club and is now the property of the City Council and headquarters of Regional Archive of Madeira, the Municipal Library, the Museum and the Municipal aquarium of Funchal.

Palácio da Justiça do Funchal

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Rua do Marquês do Funchal
9000-082, Funchal

Funchal

Mosteiro de Santo António - Irmãs Clarissas

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Caminho do Pomar do Miradouro
9020, Funchal

Funchal
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