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Church of Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Querença
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vedot67
N 37° 11.944 W 007° 59.236
29S E 589874 N 4117436
Quick Description: Beutiful old church in tiny town.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/28/2012 12:36:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAP9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The church of Nossa Senhora da Assunção was founded by the Templars, and was completely restored in 1745. Here, the bright white houses have preserved their traditional ovens, and in the surrounding scrubland area, there are fruit trees, whose fruits are used to make the famous eau-de-vie aguardente de madronho of the Algarve.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1520

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical Society

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 1:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Saturday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 12:00 PM

Street address of Church:
QuerençaFaro Portugal

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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