The Church of São Roque is a Catholic church in Lisbon, dedicated to St. Roch and sent build in the late sixteenth century, with the collaboration of Afonso Alvares Alvares and Bartolomeu Alvares. Belonged to the Society of Jesus, and its first church in Portugal, and one of the first Jesuit churches worldwide. Was the […]
The Coach Museum is one of Lisbon’s most popular, annually attracting over 200,000 visitors. It was founded in 1905 by Dona Amélia de Orleães (the last Portuguese queen) and it stands in the former Royal horse riding arena.
The tower was built in the early 16th century and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles. The structure was built from lioz limestone and is composed of a bastion and the 30 m (100 foot), four storey tower. It has incorrectly been stated […]