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Old February 27th, 2013, 12:32 AM   #161
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Old February 27th, 2013, 02:17 AM   #162
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Old February 27th, 2013, 02:51 AM   #163
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Old February 28th, 2013, 02:31 AM   #164
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Saviour of Travanca Monastery / TRAVANCA

Construction period: 13th and 14th centuries (construction start in the late 1200’s)
Architectural style: Romanesque


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Old February 28th, 2013, 02:34 AM   #165
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Saint Francis / GUIMARÃES

Construction period: 15th, 16th and 18th to 20th centuries (1400 to early 1900’s)
Architectural styles: Gothic, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic and Neo-Gothic


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Old February 28th, 2013, 04:03 AM   #166
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Que coisa mais linda!
What a beautiful church!! This looks like some Brazilian ones!!

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Old February 28th, 2013, 04:35 AM   #167
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Que coisa mais linda!
What a beautiful church!! This looks like some Brazilian ones!!

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It is truly a wonderful church!
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I love these. Beautiful stonework.
I'll have to show you some more of our romanesque churches then!
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Wonderful. I like the elegant design of the buildings and the rich beauty of the altars and ceilings.
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Remarkable. The detail is stunning.
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Old March 1st, 2013, 11:29 PM   #175
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Saint Saviour / BRAVÃES

Construction period: 11th to 13th centuries (1080 to late 1200's)
Architectural style: Romanesque


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Iglesia de San Salvador (Ss.XI-XIII) (Bravães) [Ponte da Barca] {Viana do Castelo} <Portugal> by Albrecht Hariwald V, on Flickr

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Our Lady of Conceição Velha / LISBON

Construction period: 16th to 18th centuries (1502 to 1770)
Architectural styles: Manueline and Pombaline


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Saint John the Evangelist / FUNCHAL

Construction period: 16th to 18th centuries (1599 to 1750)
Architectural styles: Mannerist and Baroque


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20111029-IMG_4665 Madeira by R H Kamen, on Flickr

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