Igreja Matriz de Praia da Vitória / Igreja de Santa Cruz

Church built in 1456, when the coming of Jácome de Bruges to take over the captaincy. Highlighting their portals, to the Manueline vaults of the side chapels and the Renaissance wooden altarpiece.

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Ladeira de São Francisco
9760-533,Praia da Vitória

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Monuments near Igreja Matriz de Praia da Vitória / Igreja de Santa Cruz

Edifício dos Paços do Concelho


Building dating from the 16th century, the present characteristics of the typical architecture of this era, like the outdoor staircase and the Bell Tower.

Busto de Vitorino Nemésio


Statue erected in honor of Vitorino Nemésio, poet and writer of the Azores.

Estátua da Liberdade


Statue erected in tribute to the heroes of August 11, 1829. This day was the Naval Battle of Vila Praia.

Estátua do Imaculado Coração de Maria


Statue erected in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Forte de Santa Catarina


16th-century Fort, sole survivor of the set of twelve forts that were part of the defensive system of the Bay of Praia da Vitória.

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