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Chapel of Our Lady of Penha
Chapel of Our Lady of Penha
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Macau
Building(s)

1837

Area related : Macao

UNESCO World Heritage Site (Définitif) : 2005

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The first chapel was founded in 1622 by the crew and passengers of a ship which had narrowly escaped capture by the Dutch.
Description   
The chapel served as a point of pilgrimage for sailors embarking on a hazardous voyage. The chapel was completely rebuilt, along with the Bishop' s Palace in 1837.
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Chapel of Our Lady of Penha