'Colégio Church' - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

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Igreja do Colégio was completed in 1647. Together with the college it was for a long time the largest building complex in Funchal.

Highlight of the interior of the church is its collection of golden carved altarpieces dating from 1647, 1648, 1654 and 1660. The high altar is considered one of the jewels of Madeiran carving work from that time. Among the many chapels, the one from the ‘Eleven Thousand Virgins’ is to be especially pointed out because of its beautiful altar.


Source and more informations: Jesuit College and Church - Madeira Web

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chrmt on January 18, 2014

great picture, 1 like

Giannino NO VIEWS on February 8, 2014

very beautiful photo inside the church - L I K E - Greetings from Rome - Gianni -


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jockswa on February 12, 2014

Nice! I like the way you got this one Jan. Regards, Jock.

Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN… on March 10, 2014

Dear Panoramio friends thank you very much for your visit, nice comments, likes and favorites

Greetings from Denmark, Jan

janusz_k on March 14, 2014

Beautiful interior, well taken, L

Greetings, Janusz

Fernando Costa on June 7, 2014

Beautiful photo and composition!.LIKE+FAV...Greetings from Lisbon.

Andreas Swierzy on June 12, 2014

wunderschöne Kirche und gutes Bild LIKE Andreas

Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN… on July 30, 2014

Dear Panoramio friends thank you very much for your visit, nice comments, likes and favorites

Greetings from Denmark, Jan

Christos Theodorou on October 2, 2014

Stunning indoor photo! Bravo!!! Regards, Christos


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Photo taken in São Martinho, Funchal, Portugal
IGREJA DO COLÉGIO

This photo was taken indoors

Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 4, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2012/07/18 17:29:54
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 4.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.700
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash

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