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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte

Rampa da Sacristia 1, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
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This 18th-century church, a pilgrimage site, is located in the picturesque village of Monte.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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Rampa da Sacristia 1, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is interesting, and worth a visit, both for its architecture, and its location high on the hill overlooking the city of Funchal. Most people arrive there via the cable cars which commence either in Funchal, or from the Botanical Gardens, but we got...More

Thank aramis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is wonderful and worth the steps ! Wonderful paintings and great views. Interesting history with the exiled Austrian emperor....... but what did it for us was the life size full nativity story in the next door building. Live ducks and chickens included. If...More

Thank Colonel-Chris
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst this is a nice church with lovely interior, I personally did not spend long in there and spent more time looking at the view. Those interested in churches and the history of the place will enjoy it I'm sure. Maybe I have just been...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit is worth it and is located more or less where the cable car terminates at the top of the mountain.The flight of steps is steep so if you have bad knees leave it out and just look up to it.In the same location...More

Thank bikerphil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great history a must whilst on the island got there via cable car. Very small and quaint lovely views also.

Thank Bev4474
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful church on the outside and on the inside, located at the top of the Monte Cable car and close to the wicker basket run and botanical gardens, this is a must see if only for the architecture and the thoughts of how it...More

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is well up the mountain above Funchal and can be reached via cable car. Of course to get to the actual church you must climb an imposing flight of wide stairs. The church is not as ornate as some of its contemporaries and...More

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A beautiful building inside and out with amazing views. Take a break from the heat and go inside - Nice Church.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

After the Monte Palace Garden visit, don`t miss this nearby church for a moment of peace. Remember the last Austrian Emperor is buried here!

Thank Emanuel S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Up some steep steps at the top of Monte after a quick ride up the cable car well worth a visit as the main cruise trips seem to miss this one out for some reason

Thank swift314
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ruffle123
19 June 2015|
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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
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