Churches and Chapels

São João Evangelista Church

Popularly known as Igreja do Colégio, it is a magnificent example of the 17th-century Mannerist style.

The church has a beautiful collection of altarpieces surrounded by gilded carvings and is considered one of the most beautiful Portuguese temples of its time and one of the richest churches on the island of Madeira.

Address: Praça do Município, 9000-000 Funchal

Opening hours: Monday – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Tuesday to Friday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Saturday – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Sunday – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Free Entry

Guided tours: Paid and with the possibility of visiting the Church Tower