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Mousteiro dos Jeronimos


As promised, here are some more pictures of the beautiful St Jerome’s Monastery aka Jeronimos Monastery, aka Hieronymites Monastery in Lisbon, Portugal, starting with the entrance to Santa Maria Church above.

 Detail in the monk’s refectory.

 The pulpit.

 The fantastic ceiling. And of course, the beautiful cloister.

Vasco de Gama‘s tomb.

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14 responses

  1. This is one of our very favourite places in Lisbon, thanks for the memories!
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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    January 16, 2011 at 8:36 pm

  2. It's a magnificent series of heavenly photos!

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    January 15, 2011 at 11:48 pm

  3. VP

    One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Thanks for showing it in all its beauty.

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    January 15, 2011 at 7:34 pm

  4. There is not much I can say. Wow seems a bit inadequate.

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    January 15, 2011 at 6:17 pm

  5. I am in awe– it must have been amazing to be surrounded by such beauty! Just looking at the pictures leaves me speechless.

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    January 15, 2011 at 4:42 pm

  6. portugal? sigh….. now i have to put in my wishlist priority

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    January 15, 2011 at 3:51 pm

  7. All the details, no wonder it took long time building these “monsters” 😉
    Have a great weekend!

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    January 15, 2011 at 3:33 pm

  8. Stunning images; what designs!

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    January 15, 2011 at 3:09 pm

  9. What a beautiful building! I could stay here all day and never run out of new things to see. Great photos!

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    January 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm

  10. Thank you for these incredible images. I've seen a few photos of this monastery previously, but just the exterior. It is quite extraordinary and your pictures bring out all its glory!

    Re your comment on The Villages: “mint julep”? 🙂

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    January 15, 2011 at 2:28 pm

  11. Incredible series of photos.

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    January 15, 2011 at 2:07 pm

  12. What a beautiful building. We are thinking of going to Lisbon this year, will be sure to remember this place.

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    January 15, 2011 at 1:17 pm

  13. UAU….
    Marvelous photos Mandy!!!
    Bia
    http://www.biaviagemambiental.blogspot.com

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    January 15, 2011 at 12:24 pm

  14. What a treasure this is!
    Imagine how it was for the monks to live there once.
    That pulpit is so tall!

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    January 15, 2011 at 7:13 am