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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 May 2018

This is a beautiful little church deccorated with Portguese tiles and religious artifacts. It is quite a nice place to contemplate Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The front facade of the church is simple. The inside is surprisingly pretty with tile covering most of the surfaces. If you are in Obidos it is worth stopping to enjoy the beauty.

Thank Don P
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Attractive decorations inside. Maintains peaceful atmosphere despite large number of visitors. Good for a few minutes of reflection.

Thank steve z
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Portugal loves the Virgin Mary. This church, dedicated, to St. Mary is a small incredibly beautiful example of that love. Step off the busy main street, Rua Directa, and enter a gilded world with paintings in the naves. Almost all the churches in Portugal have...More

Thank happy_in_paris_10
Reviewed 11 March 2018

A little church with blue and white tiles inside. Many decorations. Nice to go inside and have a look but not so much to admire.

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Another of many beautiful churches here. We were told that wealthy parishioners were buried inside and the not-quite-as-wealthy in tombs just adjacent to the church which is now sidewalk.

Thank Grandebbie
Reviewed 22 January 2018

During our trip in Portugal we visited several churches and monastères, but this church you must have seen. Go and admire the beautifull decoration.

Thank charlespolspoel
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Situated in the town centre this Church has an interesting history. Beautiful tile work is featured; the altar area is gothic is style and very ornate.

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Delightful small church, pleasantly quiet away from the tourist crowds in narrow streets outside. Less ornate than other churches but more authentic.

Thank georginams2016
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This small church is absolutely beautiful. The walls are covered with blue and white tiles, the curved ceilings are made of wood, hand-painted with motives and supported by several stone columns. Sacred art, carved wood or stone and gold leaf helped finishing decorating this magnificent...More

Thank Fernando P
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