Nossa Senhora dos Remédios church

Front ocean church in Peniche coast

Situated close to the coast, in the far west of the peninsula, this is a chapel devoted to the cult of the Virgin Mary.This church was founded in the 16th century.
According to legend, the image of Our Lady was found in the 12th century, hidden in a small cave at the site where the chapel now stands.
The most notable features of this chapel are the 17th-century tile panels depicting episodes from the Passion of Christ and the so-called Chapel of the Dead Lord, where an image of Christ is worshipped, known as Our Lord of the Cures and the chancel where the image of the Virgin Mary is worshipped.

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Estrada dos Remédios
Peniche 2520-641 PT
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