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Misericordia Church

Rua da Se, Silves 8300-140, Portugal
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Close to main sites on the hill

This fairly plain looking church is opposite the main cathedral on the left, as you climb the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
graham r
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Beautiful Church

Visited they church as part of a half day in Silves. This old church has an interesting history and... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
mschmitt255
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Waterloo, Canada
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3 weeks ago
“Close to main sites on the hill”
7 Jan 2018
“Beautiful Church”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rua da Se, Silves 8300-140, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fairly plain looking church is opposite the main cathedral on the left, as you climb the hill Dates back 16th century & was built to serve the Santa Casa da Misericordia charitable institution Accessed by a flight of approx. 10 steep steps. There is...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Visited they church as part of a half day in Silves. This old church has an interesting history and is uniquely situated near the moorish castle. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Church (& Castle) high up steep/slippy cobbled street so would visit both while there. Entrance at side up more steps - not easy to find. 1 euro entrance fee. Interesting but not outstanding....

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This church is opposite the silves cathedra and worth a visit. Beautiful façade inside and a beautiful door with ornaments outsider. It's free!

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I am not relgious but i am drawn to places of worship from all religions. This chapel is just beautiful inside, The paintings above the alter are stunning. The chapel is tiny inside with a number of photographs from the 2016 Silves medieval festival along...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Worth visiting for the wonderful paintings depicting biblical scenes. There is no entrance fee, but there is someone there supervising the place.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We tried to visit on Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon, after 2pm, as the Tourist Information lady said it should be open. Perhaps this is the reason for only 2 reviews? The walk up the hill was not wasted, however, as the Cathedral was open...

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Just across from the cathedral this church seems to be open more often than the cathedral. It only takes a minute but go in to see the beautiful altar painting.

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

Like other churches in Portugal, this church is plain on the outside but special on the inside. It has a lovely alter but the big surprise were the excellent paintings on the side walls. Well worth a visit. And it is across the street from...More

Thank Michael K
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