THE FORTRESS AND THE CHURCH, AND HENRY THE NAVIGATOR

THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF GRACE BUILT INSIDE THE FORT AT SAGRES.
AERIAL VIEW OF THE FORTRESS IN SAGRES.

Here at one of the “known ends of the world”, there is a huge Fortress on the cliffs that is a great distinction for the town of Sagres. Many tourists and travelers come from all over the world to view this history. The small church inside, The Lady of Grace Church is also a sacred destination.

Henry the Navigator (1394-1460) or Infante dom Henrique (as they call him in Portugal) stands large in this history. His legacy has mixed points of view.

But standing on the cliffs and staring out at the Atlantic Ocean… it all comes alive. And we learn.

Map of Portugal and Africa.

Published by DISCOVERING PORTUGAL

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