Funchal

Funchal

City Guide & Suggestions

Did you know that Madeira is known as the “Pearl of the Atlantic” due to its Great natural beauty? Set off on the discovery of the unique sensorial experiences that this island has to offer. From the capital, Funchal, to the biggest lookout point in Europe - Skywalk, you can find nooks full of history and memorable natural landscapes. Yellow Bus provides you with two open-top bus circuits, two minibus circuits and two circuits that have a special combination. Choose the most experienced for the best experience!

Mãe de Deus Chapel


Its construction is simple, of manueline architecture, with a longitudinal plan, single high nave, wooden ceiling and vaulted chancel.
The main facade is simple and gabled. The chancel is crowned by merlons and the main altarpiece is mannerist with the body in white and gilt woodwork framing panel paintings of the Portuguese school, by the painter Diogo Contreiras. The shrine is decorated with the Chalice and the Eucharistic Host, in a neo-platonic vision of the Mystery of Consecration.
The building is nowadays classified as a Property of Public Interest.



 
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