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Praia da Vitória
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Caminho do Facho

Imaculado Coração de Maria

Immaculate Heart of Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ
Álvaro Raposo de França

Praia da Vitória /  Imaculado Coração de Maria   Praia da Vitória /  Imaculado Coração de Maria


Six meter high statue of Mary at the viewpoint of Facho. It was made thanks to the locals and donations from emigrants in Canada and the United States of America.


monumento do
imaculado coração de maria
pradoeira da praia da vitória
projecto iniciado em 1983 e
inaugurado a 31 de dezembro de 1999
homenagem a todos quantos
contribuiram para a sua edificação
camara municipal da praia da vitória
11 de agosto de 2001.

Monument of the
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Patroness of Praia da Vitória
project initiated in 1983 and
inaugurated 31 December 1999
Thanks to all those who
contributed to its construction
Municipality of Praia da Vitória
11 August 2001.



Praia da Vitória - Imaculado Coração de Maria



Location (N 38°44'1" - W 27°3'14")

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Item Code: ptac142; Photograph: 29 June 2016
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