Church of São MateusThe Church of São Mateus was first erected in the 16th century and then rebuilt in the 19th century.The interior includes gilded woodwork in the main chapel and lateral altars. Other notable features include the 16th century (...)
Although built in the middle of the 16th century, the robust lines of its external design, somewhat classical in nature, suggests a Roman temple.The church was built on the wishes of Pedro de Castro, also responsible for founding the church of S. (...)
Although some restoration work was carried out in 1868, the fort was not remounted with cannons and, as was frequently the case with coastal fortifications that were no longer needed for coastal defence purposes, it fell into disuse and was (...)
In Calheta de Nesquim, an important whaling port in the 19th century, you can find the Igreja de São Sebastião, which was built during that period. The exterior of the church is plain and simple, but inside there is an attractive high altar of (...)
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