Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Chapel, Nazaré

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Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Chapel, Nazaré

Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Chapel, Nazaré, known as Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Hermitage, dates from the 16th century.

Its construction was due, says the legend, to Frei Rodrigo and Frei Romano who dock at Nazaré bringing Nossa Senhora of Nazaré image, later translated to Sítio da Nazaré.

Its artistic highlights are the baroque altarpiece and the representations of S. Gabriel and Nossa Senhora da Anunciação.

Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Chapel, religious heritage, Nazaré

Its open to the procession “do Senhor dos Passos”, and it happens three weeks after carnival celebration.

Since 1978, the chapel was classified has public inherit building, being it the certification of the chapel legacy and identity to local community.

Besides the Nossa Senhora dos Anjos Chapel, Nazaré has a few more religious temples you should take a look as well.

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