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A superb and sensitive renovation of a 350 year old Convent

Be sure to see the Convent Chapel (used by the Anglican Church on Sunday mornings), the cloisters... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
PaulAlgarve
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Lagoa, Portugal
Well worth a visit

Convent de Sao Jose in Lagoa is an interesting old convent which seemed to reach its apotheosis in... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
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12 Jul 2017
“A superb and sensitive renovation of a 350 year old Convent”
28 Mar 2017
“Well worth a visit”
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Be sure to see the Convent Chapel (used by the Anglican Church on Sunday mornings), the cloisters and even the original nuns chapel. Upstairs the original nuns rooms have been turned into small art galleries. There are many events held here, keep an eye on...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Convent de Sao Jose in Lagoa is an interesting old convent which seemed to reach its apotheosis in the 1900s although there has been a religious building here for centuries. The small chapel is from the 18th century. There is an interesting small cloister and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Much to see, do,experience and learn in one location. Lots of old pieces of local regional historical value. Very nicely kept,local traditional decor, Friendly helpful multi-lingual staff. Enjoy.

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Reviewed 10 November 2012

The old convent has a lot of different uses. It has a lovely chapel, where music is sometimes played; megalithic stones in the grounds; an interesting art gallery where different exhibitions are displayed; an auditorium where there are often talks in the evenings.

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