Igreja da Misericórdia da Pederneira Church, Nazaré

Discover more about the Misericórdia da Pederneira Church, in Nazaré, Portugal.

Igreja da Misericórdia da Pederneira, Nazaré, Portugal
Igreja da Misericórdia da Pederneira  Church
©Câmara Municipal da Nazaré

The Igreja da Misericórdia da Pederneira Church is located Largo da Misericórdia square, in Fanhais, Nazaré.

It is a 17th century Mannerist-in-style temple, with a late classical Baroque facade.

Its one-nave inside, without major chapel and housing a modern roof, is adorned with different fabrics from the 17th and 18th centuries, standing out the Roses’s Miracle.

A polychromed tiles panel dating back to the 17th century, where Nossa Senhora da Misericórdia is depicted, stands above the entrance door.
The golden Baroque carving major altar shows a graceful image of the Lord of Passion, to whom people is quite devoted. This is celebrated three weeks after Carnival. Below this image, there is a box-in-glass altar harbouring an image of the dead Christ.

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Largo da Misericórdia, Fanhais, Nazaré.

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