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Praca de Santa Maria, Obidos 2510-217, Portugal
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All reviews beautiful church small church pretty church gold leaf blue and white tiles walls are covered ceramic tiles beautiful tile work virgin mary the main square worth a visit walled town paintings interior isabella naves altar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely church, perfectly formed with a lavishly decorated interior. The front Portal is also wonderfully done. The altar is surrounded by a wealth of paintings and looks spectacular. Nice to pause for a moment, have a wander around and then a sit...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although you might think this town is just one big tourist trap ( and if you are here in the afternoon there are tons of tourists) it really is an ancient functioning village. This church is an example. Very old, very pretty and they still...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Nice little local old functional church, has some good paintings. Our guide told us that her parents got married there. Nice altar.

Thank EugeneVe13
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The church doesn't look like much from the outside (it had scaffolding on when we visited), but the interiors are amazing. It has ornate blue and white tiles all around the walls and the ceiling has colourful tiles too. You won't regret it.

Thank In-Yong H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was hot - so we stepped inside. Peaceful and cool, it is a lovely little church. Really like the blue and white ceramic tiles. No fee to enter. Definitely worth a look. In the square outside the church - you find what used to...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Small unassuming building on a village square presents a beautiful tiled interior with a painted wood vaulted ceiling. Every church in Portugal seems to have its own character while the elements that make them are fairly similar. This is a lovely church, perfectly scaled to...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed 27 May 2018

A quiet and intimate feeling inside the church.You can feel the mid-eve time. I liked the modesty , but with good taste.

Thank SaraY489
Reviewed 20 May 2018

On the first look from the outside another (very) big impressive church, but if you take the time to look into the details you will find many outstanding details. Especially for all people who are interested in architecture and handy craft the church will have...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve been visiting local churches and monasteries along our trip through Portugal. We’ve noticed each one has its own individual characteristics from the medieval times. So, with that being said be sure to bring your camera as there are many photo opportunities to capture.

Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely 12th century church once built on the site of a mosque. The outside of the church is rather ordinary but inside is very pretty with its 17th century Portuguese blue & white tiles. It’s worth a visit to look inside.

Thank Ellemay
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