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Friday, January 10, 2014

Visit the Chapel of the Lord of the Baroque - Vera Cruz (Aveiro)

The Lord of the Baroque Chapel, located in the town of Vera Cruz, began construction in 1722. It consists of two parts: the nature, and the octagonal chapel, rectangular. On the outside are observed three portals of great ornamental apparatus of which the principal, boasts a sumptuous shot in their decorative gables decorated with foliage and garlands of stone. Inside, each face of nature forms an arched and are also stone arches that support the dome, which closes with a carved wooden finial. Complete the decoration of altarpieces two good woodwork, framing paintings of Peter of Alexandria and two beautiful pulpits under canopies. The porch is a baroque composition.

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