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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Visit the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição - Candles

The Church of Our Lady of Conception, located in the parish of candles, belonged to the former Convent of St. Francis of Sails. It is a seventeenth century building. It presents a unique body endowed with elaborate cornices and porch in lava black.
The nave of this church has been enriched with gilded pulpit and presents an image of Nossa Senhora da Conceição dating from the eighteenth century and an image of St. Anthony. The main altar is Baroque. It also presents archivolts and Solomonic columns. It was restored in the early twentieth century.

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