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1 review of Church of Mercy

Property of Public Interest

Mercy Church (Igreja da Misericordia) is in Praça do Municipio and is a Property of Public Interest. It was constructed in 1595, along with the adjacent House of Mercy, but the present appearance is the result of reconstruction in 1893. Outwardly it doesn't say much, what is truly extraordinary is the inside, especially the outstanding Chapel of Our. Sr of the Merchants. It's a temple with a unique longitudinal nave, chancel choir loft and preceding baroque triumphal arch, which houses a large oil on canvas depicting Our Lady of Mercy, framed by twisted columns. The inner perimeter is decorated

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