Religious tourism

Religious tourism

São Sebastião Church and Chapel of Bones in Lagos

São Sebastião Church and Chapel of Bones in Lagos

The building features an altar with gold leaf, a body of three naves separated by arches with Doric columns, and side and side chapels, also decorated with gilt. Attached to the church is the Chapel of Bones, small size, the style joanino. The main entrances is a late Gothic portal and a lateral portal Renaissance […]

S. Francisco Church, in Faro

S. Francisco Church, in Faro

The Church of São Francisco or Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, is a building “remarkable” of Faro, located in Largo de São Francisco, next to the convent of the same name. In 1679 it launched the first stone of the Church by the Dean of the Third Order of Carmo – Ordem Terceira do […]

Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, in Alcoutim

Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, in Alcoutim

The Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, also known as Church of Santa Maria, is a religious building, which serves the town of Alcoutim, in Faro, in Portugal. Built in unknown date, was in the outside walls of Alcoutim, near Tavira door; He suffered several works, highlighting its total rebuilding in the sixteenth century, and […]

Church Matriz de Estômbar, in Lagoa

Church Matriz de Estômbar, in Lagoa

Built in the mid-sixteenth century on the hilltop where spreads the village, it is the most representative examples of Manueline architecture to be found in the western Algarve. Built on an old hermitage dedicated to Santa Ana, presents confluence of different architectural styles, because of the extensive remodeling that was subject after the earthquake of […]

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