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Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte, Funchal

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Built in 1741, Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte is a Jesuit church that offers a peaceful place for reflection as well as expansive views of Funchal and surrounding areas. For a small fee, you are able to climb the tower and enjoy one of the best viewpoints in town. At the top, watch for the famous "carros de cesto," or basket cars, that run down the streets and send visitors downhill at high speeds in wicker baskets. It is also the final resting place of the last Hapsburg emperor, Charles I, who died in 1922, so go inside to see his tomb. A visit to Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Funchal vacation generator to plot your vacation.
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  • Is climbing up the mountain, characterized by a long staircase ... The Church is very beautiful to look at and offers a breathtaking panoramic view outside. recommended!
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  • Despite the number of people in a group, and you can feel the rush of peace. Around the Church is a nice park full of flowers and trees and a beautiful view from the staircase at Funchal. The stairs can also be observed from the balcony as people who get this down and are on special sleigh-top called a Slide. I have visited the place in the late afternoon, in light rain, and in the Church just took office, which was enhanced by a special atmosphere.
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  • The Church is very simple on the outside, but inside has a very nice architecture. Valley take the cable car and go visit
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  • Is a church on the Hill. It is possible to climb to the Church and see the sights of the city, through the high point of the Church. Right in front of the Church we can take the wooden cars to get down the mountain, tourists love!
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