Cathedral

Interesting
Built by the Knights of the Order of Christ in the late 15C, the sober façade is composed of contrasting bands of white, black and red stone. The apse, decorated with lacework balusters and twist pinnacles, is flanked by a stone crenellated steeple with a pyramidal roof tiled withazulejos . In the nave, note the remarkableartesoado ceiling (marquetry work), the chancel with fine 16C stalls, and the fine high altar reredos composed of a dozen Flemish painted panels.

Useful information

Address:

9000 Funchal

Phone:

+351 291 228 155

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