Igreja Matriz de São Salvador / Antigo Colégio de São Francisco Xavier

Originally built as a church of the Jesuit College, had the foundation stone in 1652. However, the construction only started in 1680. The buildings that flank (College) were never completed and today House the Horta Museum and the Town Hall. The Church, in turn, became array in 1825, due to the advanced state of degradation of the previous array. The façade of the Church is made up of four floors and the interior is composed of a single nave and three interconnecting chapels.

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Largo Duque D'Ávila e Bolama
9900-141,Horta

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

Monuments near Igreja Matriz de São Salvador / Antigo Colégio de São Francisco Xavier

Casa Natal de António José de Ávila


It was in this House that was born March 8, 1807, António José de Ávila, one of the major figures of the Portuguese liberalism of the 19th century.

Convento de São Francisco


Church of Mannerist façade overlooking the Garden, Commander Edward Bulcao, elevated through six steps the full width. It consists of a nave and two aisles and…

Estátua do Duque D'Ávila e Bolama


Statue erected in honor of the Duke of Ávila and Bolama (1807-1881), an illustrious ' faialense ' which, among many other influential positions, was Mayor of H…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo


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