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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Visit the Convent of Santa Iria - Santa Maria Olivais (Tomar)

The Convento de Santa Iria, located in the Parish of St. Mary of the groves, has a church in honor of the city of Tomar padroreira: Santa would. The present church is the result of the reform of the sixteenth century, standing out the door and a side chapel sixteenth century. This chapel stands the altar of stones and Renaissance decor. The altar stone is the hip. There is the nave of the church tiled seventeenth century, the chapel covered with a ribbed vault and gilded altars.

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