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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is private and closed but still a good place to come and see from the outside. It is nice to just walked around the lake and enjoy the peace and views.

Thank YN2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't need to walk up close to the chapel to see its beauty. You can get some great pictures just by walking on the path or a bit further away from the shore of the lake. However, if you want to walk up close,...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 20 June 2018

You´ll have to walk through the park in order to reach the chapel, it´s a short 10 minute walk and although the chapel is closed, it´s worth looking at from the outside. Right next to the lake, it´s simply majestic. It´s a pity that is...More

Thank CosmiCarla
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The Chapel is located inside Jose do Canto botanical garden. You can buy entrance tickets there (2 euros per person). The chapel is usually closed, but you can take a look through the iron grids.

Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lovely chapel on the southern bank of Lake Furnas. It's located in the Jose do Canto Forest Garden however you don't need to enter the park to have a closer look. At the time of our visit the chapel was closed.

1  Thank monaHungary
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It seems from reading reviews that there are two chapels by Furnas Lake with similar names, but dissimilar fortunes. This is a review of the Ermida de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias, the funerary chapel on the southern shore which is the final resting place of...More

Thank FiftyFifty5050
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The chapel is really pretty! not always open though so ! but it has so much charm and the area is wonderful

Thank Fred862014
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very pretty church immaculately kept and great views ! Circa 100 steps to the church but you can be driven to the side of it ! We walked Very nice stop off point on a trip

Thank carse66
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This chapel is attached to the Jose do Canto Gardens. It's very beautiful and sits right next to the lake. It's free to take pictures, but it was closed to go inside when we were there.

Thank superdeluxe23
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Chapel is located within the Jose do Canto botanical garden which is a beautiful garden across the walk from the lake. A small admission price to the garden will allow you a close up look at the Chapel. As others here have told it...More

Thank seafare74
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