The village of São Jorge

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Small village located away from the road of the northern coast of Madeira and in the middle of the vines out of rib stall. The main activity of the population is agriculture.


São Jorge is located at 90 km of Funchal.


Church baroque (17th century).

By the richness of its ornamentation baroque, the interior evokes the one time record during which the Church played a crucial role in the colonial epopee of Portugal, at the time sumptuous of the king Jean V. Under the wood ceiling the white nave with the large gilded wood retables is stretched; one notices especially that of the high altar, with his twisted columns and his gildings. To also note Christ out of wooden, the plank of azulejos and, in the sacristy on the left, the pretty fountain baroque in lava.

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