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Main Church of Our Lady of the Conception

Monument of Public Interest -


Located in the village of Conceição.

This medieval church was altered in the early 16th century when the village was awarded with Parish Status.

Resulting from these renovations are the triumphal arch and the vaulted main chapel displaying Manueline features.

The facade and bell tower were also rebuilt but only in the 19th century.




Monument of Public Interest

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Date of construction/reconstruction/other work

16th, 19th and 20th century


Religious architecture in Manueline style, late Renaissance and 19th century. Longitudinal plan, single nave and chancel.

Special features

Manueline chancel and late Renaissance doorway. The main façade and the bell tower are neoclassical.


Lrg. da Igreja
8000-611 Faro
37º3'42.85''N 7º55'4.25''W
Phone: (+351) 289 870 870 - from a national fixed network
Church Hours:  
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM. 
Wednesdays: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM.