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Santa Cruz Main Church

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Santa Cruz Main Church
Location Rua da Matriz
9880- SANTA CRUZ DA GRACIOSA
District: Graciosa
County :Santa Cruz da Graciosa
Parish:Santa Cruz da Graciosa
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This church is regarded as an important example of religious art in the archipelago, because of its vast collection of artistic pieces. It was built in the 16th century, presenting a dark austere façade that changed many times throughout the following century. As far as its filling is concerned, it is worth highlighting the valuable altarpiece of the main chapel, whose panels were allegedly painted by Cristóvão de Figueiredo (16th century). They are actually the main examples of Renaissance painting in the archipelago. You should also draw your attention to the lateral chapels, ornamented with gilt carved wood and images of the Dead Christ and Nossa Senhora dos Anjos. (National Trust Building)

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Year of construction: XVI Century

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Year of construction: XVI Century

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

Localização Rua da Matriz
9880- SANTA CRUZ DA GRACIOSA
Distrito: Graciosa
County:Santa Cruz da Graciosa
Parish:Santa Cruz da Graciosa
Contactos


If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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