Custom Search

Friday, June 22, 2012

Visit the Theatre Aveiro - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Cathedral of Aveiro - Glory (Aveiro)

The Cathedral of Aveiro, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro), is a church of the former Dominican convent founded in 1423 and of which only left a carved stone wall where a Virgin anicha Gothic. Its Baroque portico dates from 1719. In the porch inside is Cruise S. Sundays, from the late fifteenth century, carved in flaming Gothic style. It presents various styles of art as the side chapels Mannerism, Baroque in choir and Modernism in the transept and the chancel.
It is classified as a Public Interest.

Visit Bridge Park Don Pedro Infante - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit Bridge Crasto - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Parque Dom Pedro Infante - Glory (Aveiro)

Infante Dom Pedro Park, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro), started functioning from 1862 from the area that belonged to the Convent of St. Anthony.
Through the use of the river crossing created a series of lakes and fountains punctuate the surrounding green area. Focus on the avenue of lime trees, the gazebo iron, tiles and panels at the corners of romantic bridges and trees.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Visit the Panel Tiles - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Museum of Santa Joana Princesa - Glory (Aveiro)

The Museum of Santa Joana Princesa, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro), occupies the premises of the Convent of Jesus, which was built in the century. XV.
The facade of the current century date. Eighteenth and enroll her three portals with beautiful gables, seeing the royal coat of arms in the middle. The building retains some living spaces that served the convent: the lobby, where the ordinance worked, the cloister of the century. XV, which retains a Renaissance colonnade, some chapels decorated with azulejos and Manueline the chapter house.
The Museum was founded in 1911 to house works of art gathered in homes and religious communities in the region and across the country, including Lisbon, dissolved or ended with the extinction of religious orders, including those originating in the convent of Jesus.
It has remarkable collections of paintings, sculpture, carvings, tiles, jewelery, furniture and vestments.
Collections of painting deserves a portrait of the Infanta's Saint Joan, attributed to Nuno Gonçalves School.
Magnificent altar frontals gold embroidery, very valuable collections of vestments and jewelery, rare manuscripts of secs. XV and XVI (including the foundation of the convent and life of Saint Joan), the Museum of Aveiro make a mandatory stop.

Visit the Lake Park Prince Peter - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Lake University of Aveiro - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Church of the Carmelites - Glory (Aveiro)

 The Church of the Carmelites, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro) belonged to the former convent of Discalced Carmelites, founded in 1657. It is an austere temple of traces, the Mannerist architectural structure, having a nave and transept with projecting rectangular chancel. The program runs from the interior decorative Rococo to Mannerism, especially filling in gilt.
This church is classified as a National Monument.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Visit the Church of the Misericordia of Aveiro - Glory (Aveiro)

The Church of the Misericordia of Aveiro, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro), is a building connected to the Renaissance Coimbra, served as the cathedral at the inception of the Diocese of Aveiro. Its construction began in 1600, was authored by Gregory Lawrence. In 1608 it was found the house of the Order, in 1623 the church body and the main door and, in 1653, the chapel. In the seventeenth century stood the altar and the lining was made with tiles lisbonenses. In the eighteenth century proceeded to the gilding of the chancel and application of gilded pelmets in the nave. In 1767 the organ was performed and only a century later, in 1876, the facade is coated with ceramic tiles.
This church is classified as a Public Interest.

Visit the Fountain of Glory - Glory (Aveiro)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Visit the Fountain of Five Bicas - Glory (Aveiro)

The Power of Five Bicas, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro) and dated 1880, was built in Ançã stone, and has, at the top, an eagle is the symbol of the city.

Visit the Estero de São Pedro - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Statue of Joseph Stephen - Glory (Aveiro)

The Statue of Stephen Joseph, a magistrate and parliamentary Portuguese, located in the Town of Glory (Aveiro), was modeled in 1886 by master Simões de Almeida, was inaugurated in 1889.

Visit the Stadium Sea - Glory (Aveiro)

Visit the Stadium at the University of Aveiro - Glory (Aveiro)