Portuguese Chapel

The Portuguese Chapel of Albreda or just Albreda Chapel, also Portuguese Chapel of San Domingo, is the name given to a Catholic chapel built by Portuguese explorers in the fifteenth century in the area of which is now a part of the African country of Gambia.

Notable Places in the Area

is situated 150 meters east of Portuguese Chapel. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 440 meters northeast of Portuguese Chapel. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 520 meters north of Portuguese Chapel. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a historic settlement in on the north bank of the Gambia River, variously described as a 'trading post' or a 'slave fort'. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

is a small town in the Gambia on the North Bank of the Gambia River, most famous as the reputed origin of Alex Haley's ancestor Kunta Kinte, as described in Haley's novel Roots. Photo: N3ddo!, CC BY 2.0.

is a town located in the North Bank Division of . is situated 5 km west of Portuguese Chapel.

Portuguese Chapel

In the Area


Notable Places

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  

Popular Destinations in Gambia

The Free Map
Your world is
without borders

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Portuguese Chapel. See this page's contributions. Photo: Tjeerd Wiersma, CC BY 2.0.