Convento de Nossa Senhora do Desterro, Monchique

#9 of 17 in Things to do in Monchique
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This place is mostly cool due to the circumstances. People live here and let you in. It is good i read tripadvisor, so I was prepared. The ruin itself is a bit messy. You might doubt whether you...  more »
  • We walked up to the convent ruins and there were 4 men milling around outside. The place was festooned with plastic flowers, graffiti, and spray painted “private property”. It also smelled of...  more »
  • I loved it! A little creepy but so cool to see an abandoned church from the inside. The guy 'maintaining' the church didn't speak English but was very friendly and welcoming. You can park very close by or hike from the city center.
  • Very cool place. It appears a few locals have taken up residence within and freely let people look around. It did feel strange as ou walk in past all there personal items. Still worth it.
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