Monasteries in Portugal - landmarks

Offers Portugal

List of interesting landmarks in Portugal


Lisbon Jeronimo Monastery

Lisbon Jeronimo Monastery

Lisboa Region, PortugalLisbon Jeronimo Monastery is listed on UNESCO World Heritage list and is the resting place of Vasco da Gama. Jeronimo Monastery is the most impressive symbol of Portugal's power and wealth in the great geographical discoveries.

Booking and accomodation near

JERÓNIMOS MONASTERY

Jerónimos Monastery

Lisboa Region, PortugalJerónimos Monastery Near the place where infant D. Henrique, in the middle of the century. XV, built a church to invoke St. Mary of Bethlehem, King Manuel I wanted to build a great monastery. In order to perpetuate Prince's memory, for his great devotion to the Mother of God and faith in St. Jerome, King Manuel I decided to find the Monastery in 1496. Maria de Belem, near the city of Lisbon, near the Tajo River. Donated to the monks of the Order of St. Jerome, is now commonly known as the Jeronimos Monastery.

Booking and accomodation near


Sé Cattedrale di Oporto

Sé Cattedrale Di Oporto

Porto Region, PortugalBuilt in the 12th and 13th centuries, the Cathedral of Porto is a Romanian temple that has gone through various years of extensions and renovations. For example, the monastery and chapel of St. John the Evangelist were built in the Gothic style in the 14th century. The Chapel of the Holy Sacrament and its silver altar are examples of 17th-century manners. Instead, the Baroque is found in the apse frescoes and in the eighteenth-century sacristy, designed by Nicola Nasoni, who signed several papers in the city of Porto. From the same period, there are the tiles of the monastery, by Vital Rifarto. It is worth noting the work of Teixeira Lopes, a father in the chapel of baptism, an interesting 19th century bronze relief. From Terreiro da Sé, where the imposing cathedral stands, you can reach the Douro River and explore the historic city center. The cathedral is also the starting point for one of the variants of the Portuguese route on the Santiago route.

Booking and accomodation near