The Beautiful Churches on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores

Church InteriorsNossa Senhora da Graca church located in the town of Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel, a small fishing village of 1300 people located on the North coast of the island. A beautiful church with an outstanding location overlooking the ocean and the town below. The hillside that surrounds it is covered in hydrangeas and is beautiful during the spring and summer months when the lights are added to the church facade for the festival season.Convento de Nossa Senhora da EsperanaLocated in the city square of Ponta Delgada and is a popular church especially during the religious festival of Senhor Santo Cristo which takes place every may on the island of Sao Miguel for over 300 years.

Sao Bras Azores Church

Sao Bras Church located in the small town of Sao Bras, Sao Miguel which was built during the 1960’s and 70’s is a relatively new church to the island and is a popular place for local gatherings and town celebrations in the adjoining park and event space. A center of the small town of 600 people but much celebrated and attended.

 

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