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Culture and heritage

With 6 centuries of history, these islands are guardians of a rich cultural heritage. The offer is wide and of high quality, from beautiful buildings such as churches and chapels, through the artistic interest of the monuments that coexist with the daily hustle and bustle of the city, to the museums and traditional cultural centres, which have inheritances from various origins.

 

They are starting points for a trip to the past, where you can discover some details of the history of these islands. Its relics include examples of Manueline, military and modernist architecture, paintings, furniture, sculptures, photography, porcelain, jewellery, among others.

 

In Funchal, the Baltazar Dias Theatre, built in 1888, is an important cultural focus and has a diverse agenda throughout the year.

 

In Calheta, the Mudas (Museum of Contemporary Art) was internationally awarded for its architecture and offers shows, conferences, plays, music concerts, as well as exhibitions.

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Capela de Santa Catarina

Address:
Parque de Santa Catarina, Funchal

Capela de Santa Isabel

Address:
Rua Irmã Wilson 9100-16,1 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
Schedule:
Aberto somente para ceremonias religiosas
Closed:

Capela de Santo António da Mouraria

Address:
Assembleia Legislativa da Região Autónoma da Madeira - Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 9004-506 , Funchal
Schedule:
Segunda a Sexta- Feira: 10h00 – 12h30 e das 14h30 – 17h00
Closed:
Sabado e Domingo

Capela de São José

Address:
Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas - Largo da Achada, Camacha, Santa Cruz
Phone:
351291935660
Fax:
351291935739

Capela de São Pedro

Address:
Rua de São Pedro, nº74 9100-207 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
Phone:
351291524145

Capela de São Pedro – Porto Santo

Address:
Estrada Reg.120 - Campo de Baixo, Porto Santo
Phone:
351291982215

Capela de São Roque

Address:
Caminho de São Roque, Machico, Machico
Phone:
351291622484
Fax:
351291622484
Schedule:
Segunda - feira - Domingo:9:00 - 12:30 - 14:00 - 17:30
Closed:

Capela de São Sebastião

Address:
Rua da Confraria, Ponta do Sol