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Church of Sao Roque

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Mandy
Mandy
August 18, 2019
One of the few buildings in Lisbon to survive the 1755's earthquake without a lot of damages. Construction started in 1553, and was one Jesuit churches in the world. The inside is well decorated and has nine chapels. The exterior is very simple as a result of the time churches´ directives.
Original Expectation, Lda
Original Expectation, Lda
March 23, 2019
is only 2 km from hotel Vila Queirós. The church with the plainest façade in Lisbon has one of the city's richest interiors. Each of the chapels is a masterpiece of Baroque art, but the showpiece is the fourth one on the left, the "world's most expensive chapel."  Adjoining the church is a museum of…
Nicolas & Maria Carlos
Nicolas & Maria Carlos
February 23, 2019
• Igreja de São Roque: Behind its austere façade this Jesuit church of the 16th century conceals one of the most opulent chapels in the world. The Chapel of Saint John the Baptist was built in Rome in the 18th century using the most expensive materials (amethyst, alabaster, agate, lapis lazuli and…
Carolina
Carolina
April 09, 2018
Home of the world's most expensive chapel
Eduardo&Mônica
Eduardo&Mônica
February 27, 2018
From the oldest cathedral in Lisbon, head to Bairro Alto and see the most beautiful cathedral in Lisbon. Constructed in intervals, the church was designed in Rome and transported to Lisbon where it was assembled. Although quite plain from the outside, the inside of the church is one of the most…
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Lisboa, Lisboa 1200-470
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