Holy Trinity Church, Funchal

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The spiritual heart of Funchal's British community since offering its first Anglican service in 1822, Holy Trinity Church resides in a tranquil location near the city's central area. The church provides a peaceful place to rest and worship, and also gives visitors the chance to meet local residents and take part in various social clubs and special events. The cream-colored building, designed by the British consul Henry Veitch, features an easily recognizable dome. Step inside the baptistery to see a statue of Philippa of Lancaster, whose 10 children included Henry the Navigator, Portugal's famed patron of explorers. Put Holy Trinity Church and other Funchal attractions into our Funchal itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 1, 2017
    We were lucky enough to attend the last summer concert (9th July) until September. We were treated to an hour of popular opera arias by Alberto Sousa a tenor born on Madeira but now based in London. H...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    I found the 'English Church' from a flyer placed on the noticeboard in our hotel. Easy to find with satnav and situated in the old part of Funchal with a car park nearby - although don't attempt to dr...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    Lovely friendly people. Enjoyed the service and sat in the garden afterwards enjoyingg Maderia wine or a cup of tea and maderia cake.  more »

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