Igreja Matriz de Monchique
Church built on a longitudinal plan, with a beautiful manueline portico and chancel altar-piece. The church houses a religious treasure composed of objects used during worship that once belonged to the Convent of Nossa Senhora do Desterro (17th century). It also houses a selection of valuable priestly garments.
Rua da Igreja, 29
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Monuments near Igreja Matriz de Monchique
Convento de Nossa Senhora do Desterro
According to legend this convent was built in order to fulfil a promise. Two seafarers found themselves in a perilous situation in the high seas and promised t…