Igreja de São Sebastião

This renaissance temple was constructed during the 14th and 16th centuries above a former chapel and it suffered damages with the 1755 earthquake. It has a simple façade dominated by an imposing bell ringer tower. The lateral door presents two curious sculpted human figures. On the main altar it stands out a monumental image with our Lady of Glory coming from Brasil and for a crucifix from the 16th century that tradition says it was in Alcácer – Quibir battle. The church was built in a hill therefore it is a privileged panorama for Lagos and the sea.


Rua Conselheiro Joaquim Machado


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Monuments near Igreja de São Sebastião

Rua de Santo Amaro, Lagos

Rua Porta de Portugal, Lagos

Escultura do Dia Internacional da Criança

A concrete sculpture, inaugurated in 1979 on occasion of the Child's International Day celebrations.

Avenida dos Descobrimentos, Lagos

Escultura na Avenida dos Descobrimentos

A sculpture of the end of the 1990s, forming an agreeable abstract set with interesting colour effects, namely at night.

Rua Álvaro Esteves, Lagos

Estátua aos Pescadores de Lagos

A statue that is a simple tribute to the fishermen of Lagos, brave men who defy the sea with their boats.

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Estátua de El Rei Dom Sebastião

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