Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary

Monument

Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary

Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary was built in the 14th century, by King D. Fernando (1357-1383) order.

This is the oldest marian temple in Portugal and its connected to both Legend of Nazaré and D. Fuas Roupinho.

At the sanctuary location, and due to its increasing importance started to grow Sítio da Nazaré, the historical centre of Nazaré.

Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary , interior facade, Nazaré

 

The sanctuary suffered a few works over the centuries and its classified has Public Interest Building since 1978.

Due to its antiquity, to its legacy and inheritance this is a heritage of mandatory visit.

Near the sanctuary you have also Memória Chapel, Chaby-Pinheiro Theater, Dr. Joaquim Manso Museum and the Royal Palace.

All this heritage should be complemented with the awesome views over Nazaré Beach provided by the Soberco Viewpoint or over the North Beach provided by São Miguel Arcanjo Fort.

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Nazaré 2450 Leiria District PT
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Price: Church: Free / Sacristy : 0.50€ Schedule: April to September: from 09h00 to 19h00 October to March: from 09h00 to 18h00

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