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The Portuguese Chapel

The Portuguese Chapel

The Portuguese Chapel or Albreda Chapel, also known as Portuguese Chapel of San Domingo, is a ruined Catholic chapel located in Albreda area in the North Bank Division of The Gambia. It was built by Portuguese explorers in the 15th century AD. The chapel was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 as part of Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites.

Site Information

Country: Gambia

District: North Bank Division

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Portuguese

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites

Date of Inscription: 2003

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