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San Vicente de Albufeira Statue

Largo Jacinto D'Ayet, Albufeira 8200-071, Portugal
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A Nice Statue

A nice statue that is used as a landmark for tour pick ups and drop offs. The Hop On Hop Off bus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Handy and known as a local landmark.

A nice statue ina small square on a street corner. Is used as a reference and landmark by local... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
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Largo Jacinto D'Ayet, Albufeira 8200-071, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice statue that is used as a landmark for tour pick ups and drop offs. The Hop On Hop Off bus stops here as well as city buses.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

A nice statue ina small square on a street corner. Is used as a reference and landmark by local agencies as there is a bus stop and taxi rank adjacent. Bus stop is served by local GIRO buses red route 1 and red route 2,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting statue of St Vincent of Albufeira who was a Jesuit missionary who travelled to Japan in the 16 century. He tried to convert to population to Christianity but was imprisoned and eventually martyred. The statues looks superb and the history attached...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Statue was close to our hotel so we decided to have a look, it's a small well kept area and was nice to see it, churches around the area are also worth a look along with a small museum just down the hill from the...More

1  Thank Ross K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The statue represents the area of San Vicente (St Vincent) and is important from both a historical and religious point of view. Unfortunately the building which ajoins it is derelict and an absolute eyesore. In its day it must have been a beautiful building.

Thank Verdi2016
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Having learnt about St. Vincent of Albufeira it was good to see a Statue of him so that he can be remembered.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Statue of Jesuit missionary who was born in Albufeira in the 16th century and went to Japan as one of the first travelers trying to persuade the local population to convert to Christianity and I believe was martyred.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

As I got up to this site by the tuk tuk . I hurriedly posed by this statue to take pics before going off to take in the lovely views of santa Luz. I read some of the stories as to why his statue is...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This statue stood in a small park like area. It is situated just across from the hotel we stayed in.

Thank Pam c
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I found this summary about the São Vicente statue on internet and want to share it with all the travellers. "This monument, in honour of the Friar Vicente de Stº António, is located in the Largo Jacinto d'Ayet square. Saint Vicente was born in 1590...More

2  Thank Frits L
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