Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary


Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Sanctuary

Built in the 14th century by order of D. Fernando, the Nossa Senhora da Nazare Sanctuary, is the oldest Marian Sanctuary in Portugal and is linked to the Legend of Nazare and D. Fuas Roupinho.

In that place and in function of the Sanctuary the Sítio da Nazaré and the village itself developed.

The Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré has been refurbished several times over the centuries and has been classified as a Property of Public Interest since 1978.

 Nossa Senhora da Nazare Sanctuary interior, GoNazare your Local Touristic Guide

It is therefore an indispensable place to visit not only for its historical and religious importance but also for the artistic elements that are possible to contemplate in the church, with emphasis on the tiles of the 18th century.

In the vicinity of the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré you can find the Chapel of Memory with connections to the famous cave of Nazaré, the Chaby Pinheiro Theater, the Dr. Joaquim Manso Museum, the Royal Palace, the Bandstand and vestiges of the Muralha do Sítio.

To these are added the magnificent views that provide you with the Suberco Viewpoint and the Fort of São Miguel Arcanjo providing other perspectives of the village and its landscapes.

To visit the Nossa Senhora da Nazare Sanctuary, you can choose the Lift or the Ladeira.

Price: Church - Free / Sacristy and throne: 1€ April to September: from 09:00am to 19:00pm October to March: from 09:00am to 18:00pm

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