7 Sights in Faro, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Faro, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Faro, Portugal.

List of cities in Portugal Sightseeing Tours in Faro

1. Palácio Fialho

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The Fialho Palace is a "remarkable" two-storey Building of Faro, with stolen waters and which is situated near the Hermitage of Santo António do Alto. At the request of industrialist João Júdice Fialho, the architect Manuel Norte Júnior conceived a revivalist architectural project of French classical art. The works began in 1915, but were not completed until 1925. . In 1954 it is acquired by the Diocese of algarve, operating, since that time, the College of Our Lady of the High. Referências

Wikipedia: Palácio Fialho (Faro) (PT)

2. Capela de São Luís

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The Hermitage of São Luís is a "remarkable" building of Faro. Located in the city's former arrabaldes, this religious temple is located opposite the stadium of the same name. It is a 17th century building with a profound refurbishment in the early 19th century. 19th century at the initiative of Bishop Francisco Gomes do Avelar and the genoese architect Francisco Xavier Fabri. It has an altarpiece of neoclassical carving on the high altar. References

Wikipedia: Ermida de São Luís (Faro) (PT)

3. Igreja da Sé

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The Cathedral of Faro is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Faro, Portugal. The cathedral was consecrated in the name of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the late 13th century by the Archbishop of Braga. It has been the seat of the Diocese of Faro since 1540, replacing Silves Cathedral on the orders of King John III of Portugal. In 1596 the church was destroyed by the Earl of Essex. The cathedral is a National Monument of Portugal.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of Faro (EN)

4. Palacete Belmarço

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Palacete Belmarço is a historic building in the city of Faro, in the Algarve region of Portugal. It was built in the early 20th century by the architect Manuel Joaquim Norte Júnior, in the Revivalstyle. It is considered as a symbol of Faro, and has been classified as a Monument of public interest.

Wikipedia: Palacete Belmarço (PT)

5. Ermida de Santo António do Alto

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The Hermitage of Santo António do Alto is a "remarkable" building in the city of Faro, Portugal. Situated at the highest point of the city, the hermitage owes its name to this location, having been built there, probably in the fifteenth century, next to a medieval watchtower dating from 1355.

Wikipedia: Ermida de Santo António do Alto (Faro) (PT)

6. Museu Marítimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigão

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Museu Marítimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigão Vitor Oliveira from Torres Vedras, PORTUGAL / CC BY-SA 2.0

Faro is a municipality, the southernmost city and capital of the district of the same name, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. With an estimated population of 60,995 inhabitants in 2019, the municipality covers an area of about 202.57 km2 (78.21 sq mi).

Wikipedia: Faro, Portugal (EN)

7. Paço Episcopal

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Paço Episcopal Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Episcopal Palace of Faro, also known as the Episcopal Palace of Faro, is a historical building in the city of Faro, in the Algarve region of Portugal. It functions as the headquarters of the Diocese of algarve.

Wikipedia: Paço Episcopal de Faro (PT)

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