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Monuments in Santana

Igreja Matriz de São Jorge

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Rua Cardeal Dom Teodósio de Almeida
9230, São Jorge

Santana

A baroque church of the 17th century, composed of a sole nave and a lower and narrower main chapel, with a bell tower and a sacristy.

Fortim do Faial

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Tojal
9230-067, Faial

Santana

A belvedere built at the beginning of the 20th century that recreates a military battery, with a semi-circular plan. It has a backup house where the exhibitions room of the Junta de Freguesia of São Roque do Faial is located.

Capela de São Pedro

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Rua de São Pedro
9230, Parrobo

Santana

Small chapel, dated from the XVII century, with sober lines and mannerist portal and façade. It is surrounded by very peculiar and picturesque scenery.

Moinho de Água de São Jorge

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Pico
9230-156, São Jorge

Santana

A mill more than three hundred years old, that still grinds wheat and corn. It is the last water mill in Madeira.

Fonte de Santa Ana

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Rua Santa Ana
9230, Santana

Santana

A small fountain with several faucets and a small structure on the top. It is located by the Parish House.

Casas Típicas de Santana

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Sítio do Serrado
9230-116, Santana

Santana

These houses have a triangular shape and are covered with thatched roofs. Popularly known as houses of Santana. Originally, these houses were composed of an attic, where they stored agricultural products, and by a ground floor, generally housing area, which was divided into two parts separated by a front. It is believed that these houses are traces of primitive construction, made of wood and thatched roofs and, which were all over the island. Because there, in the region, little rock hard and the weather be cold in winter it took this raw material, allowing also an adaptation to the seasons, …

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Penha de França

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Fazenda
9230, Faial

Santana

A mannerist chapel with a longitudinal plan, carved on the rocks. It was built in the 17th century, and it is thought to having been a shelter for Canary isles slaves. One enters the chapel by a pedestrian path.