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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Visit the Church of Our Lady of Grace - Necklaces

The Church of Our Lady of Grace, located in Almoçageme Parish of Necklaces.

Visit the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição - Necklaces

The church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Ulgueira belonging to the village of Colares, the sixteenth-century foundation. Most notable are the unique portal Mannerist, dated 1566. The porch is made up from a nimble "serliana" whose clipped gable design features bold and erudite, probably written by Francis Ollanda as well as the font-of-holy water kept inside, representing a patera.

Visit the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption - Necklaces

The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Church orNecklaces Matrix was built in the second half of the sixteenth century and is a good example of "plains architecture. "

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Visit the Church of Mercy - Necklaces

The Church of Mercy, located in the Town of necklaces, is classified as a Public Interest.

Visit the Fountain of Love - Necklaces

The Source of Love, located in Praia das Macas, Colares Town,
An exquisite fountain even if modest in its proportions is within the context revival, inspired by neo-Arab, stillo ther influences which are common knowledge, some of them quite anachronistic in relation to time re-created.
The building that houses the sports section fountain square and is topped with jagged battlements. The main elevation, with corners of embrechados, is crossed by series of bays lined with ceramic blindneo-Mudejar. Under the broad span ripping jaggedarc, which boasts powerful closing stone of arms of the municipality.
Inside patents wainscot tile neo-Arab, the other remaining walls and vaults are decorated with embrechados. A seat that comes running on from the outside conversadeira runs through out the buildingand at the center of the wall Fundeira, face masks emerging from a faucet and a sink leak fluid shell, the style of the eighteenth century.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Visit Source MILIDIU - Necklaces

A Power MILIDIU, located in the Town of Necklaces, ensnare, to a large target and the wall, standing with their backs curved central bollard.
Below, there emerges a round brass faucet that leaks in airtight stone. The pillar is based on a lengthened.

Visit the Source of Tomadias - Necklaces

The Source of Tomadias, is located in Praia das Macas, Colares Town.

Visit the Fountain of Sarrazola - Necklaces

Visit the Fountain of Riverside - Necklaces

Visit the Fountain of Bica de Santo António - Necklaces

Visit de lighthouse of Cabo da Roca - Necklaces

The lighthouse of Cabo da Roca is located in the parish of necklaces, has a square tower of masonry, lined with white tiles and ancillary buildings. The Lantern and balcony are red.
Came into operation in 1772 and underwent major changes in 1843.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Visit the Chapel of St. Sebastian - Necklaces

The Chapel of St. Sebastian, located in the Town of Necklaces, remount the early sixteenth century, although only ascended a holy water font Manueline this time. The sixteenth-century temple has suffered great destruction in the earthquake of 1 November 1775 and the present building built in the third quarter of the eighteenth century is clear, very probably, trace the chief architect of the kingdom, Carvalho Negreiros.

Visit the Chapel of San Lorenzo - Necklaces

The Chapel of San Lorenzo is located in the town of watermills of the Sea Parish in Colares.

Visit the Chapel of MILIDIU - Necklaces

The shrine of MILIDIU, located in the Town of Necklaces, probably born in the beginning of the past millennium so that the Christians came to this area.
Christians eventually settle at the end of this population and there erected a chapel. This chapel is devoted to Our Lady of MILIDIU.

Visit Dolmen Adro Nunes - Necklaces

Visit the Cruise from San Sebastian - Necklaces

Visit Cruise Penedo - Necklaces

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Visit Cross of St. Andrew of Almoçageme - Necklaces

Cruise Almoçageme of St. Andrew, belonging to theTown Necklaces belonged there now defunct chapel of St. Andrew, the temple foundation Manueline like lyand that, in the eighteenth century, was cared for by the ombudsman of the land of the queen. Cruise Mannerist, based on three steps, circular parallelepiped and its base has a frame extender clipping classic.

Visit Cruise Almoçageme - Necklaces

Visit Cruise Azenhas Sea - Colares

Visit Cruise's Parish Church Necklaces

Visit Cruise's Church of Mercy - Necklaces

Visit the Bandstand Penedo - Necklaces

Visit the Bandstand Colares

Friday, March 25, 2011

Visit the Bandstand Almoçageme - Necklaces

Visit the Bandstand Azenhas Sea - Colares

Visit the Convent of Santa Ana of the Carmelite Order - Necklaces

The Convent of Santa Ana of the Order of Caramel, located in the Town of Colares, is an interesting example of Mannerist architecture in the first half of the seventeenth century and decoration already baroque character.
The monastery has the elevations of the cloister consisted of three round arches that rest on four pillars, two of which, the extremes, the pillars appearad dorsed corner.
Cloister of the first one reaches the Chapel of Sacravia Mannerist taste of Italian-creased, with acoffered barrel vault topped, wall, fascia board, by analtar decorated with scrolls that resemble those of the Jesuit churches. The walls are entirely covered withtiles of two types: "single frame"(white and blue) and "jewels"(yellow and blue on white background).
Chapel of the border Sacravia, lies the sacristy, large living room and well lit, the barrel vault, where there are still mobile where once the brothers have kept the vestments - they belong to four boards painted with are presentation of Santa Ana, San Joaquin, San Francisco and San Antonio, with the center in a semi-circular niche, a sculpture of St. Peter - and a set of paintings on wood by the seventeenth century with scenes from the lives of saints, on a pew. On the walls of the tops, two screens appear Madonna with the Infant Jesus and two brothers (wall fascia) and acrib.
The second cloister cloister is a typical Mannerist two floors - a tripartite elevations by two but tresses whichfall between two round arches supported by a full column major and two built-in (ground floor), balconyand windows that open between the and buttressesthat form the upper gallery which gives to the cells. Asource at the center round the garden that once existed, still confirm the Mediterranean feature of these cloisters that they behave almost as "patios".
In one of the largest galleries of the cloister is situated in the Chapel of St. Peter, with a magnificent gilded altar and lined up approximately half way up the walls, with panels of blue tile painting depicting the apparition of Our Lady to a Carmelite monk seeing himself in the background, a church under construction that will represent, because it does not appear, an allegory to the building of the monastery of Carmo Necklaces. These tiles have been dated to the early eighteenth century.
It is in the upper gallery which is the cell of FriarStephen of purification, transformed into a chapeldedicated to Our Lady.
The convent church, with indoor access to the corridor of the cloister Sacravia which flows into thegreat and the exterior façade, is a temple of nave,with a deep chancel and two side chapels that make up a false transept. It is, in practice, a Latin crosschurch with a barrel vault, which spells out a typologyof architecture characteristic of the Carmelite order, different, however, the Carmelites of the templesbarefoot and in fact a rural monastery. But the veryfront, though already late, and displaying the values ​​decorative baroque, maintains, and in the threegabled windows in the plant is higher, this influence.The program style, however, is crossed by Mannerist figures - note, for example, in the Tuscan pilasters ofthe side chapels and the capstone which runs the ship.
In the chancel, the throne of Baroque altar piece in aperfect arc, the center has the sculpture of Our Lady of Mount Caramel and Child flanked by St. Anne and St. Joachim, and a higher level, between columns with Corinthian capitals, the statues of St. Elias and St. Elysium.