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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte

Rampa da Sacristia 1, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
+351 291 783 877
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This 18th-century church, a pilgrimage site, is located in the picturesque village of Monte.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Rampa da Sacristia 1, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
+351 291 783 877
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are in Monte it is certainly worth visiting this Church, however I would not travel to the area especially for this attraction.

Thank dferguson
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely building and fantastic views Near to the tropical garden entrance, steep climb / stairs but worth it, lovely building and fantastic views of the surrounding area.

Thank simon2307
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely little place and lovely church monte is a bit hilly its great fun watching the taboggons going down the hill

Thank lesleydavies1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the top of the cable car you'll find this nice church. It has a steep set of steps outside and when we were there you could go up to between the bell towers. It's worth a look, especially as it is free. There's not...More

Thank Fish_McFish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've made the effort to get up here then it would be foolish not to visit. The interior isn't exactly awe inspiring but is still quite interesting. The real wow factor is the view from the roof which is accessed via a narrow steep...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here using the cable car. This place affords amazing views. It can be seen from Madeira. We spotted it first night from our hotel, there it was shining like a beacon up the mountain in Monte.

Thank DebenRichWoodbridge
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were really interested in this church set in the village of Monte. We had ridden up on the cable car and didn't know what we would see. Lovely

Thank jane h
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very quiet, lit a candle and then just sat. Its a church with history and is well worth a visit. Near the park.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Took a taxi on a rainy day to the church.It was worth every penny.The church is at the top of the mountain and has an excellent view.Very interesting history.The shop sells replica of the Virgin Mary with a cape made locally.

Thank LPY39
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Easily accessible from the cable-car terminal at the summit. A very short, level walk leads to the start of the toboggan, which is overlooked by the church. There is a steep flight of steps up to the church, which has an interesting design, but there...More

Thank Ingleborough1359
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Response from Gillian V | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the church opens early and each time I have been up to Monte it has been open, even if there are services on. The bell towers and upper floor are open via a door which does not intrude should a service be on... More