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photoblog image Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Cabo

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Cabo

 

This church and sanctuary of Our Lady of the Cape is on Cape Espichel, on the Setubal peninsula south of Lisbon. It dates from 1701 and is attributed to the architect João Antunes. There is a smaller chapel on the Cape dating from the 15th century.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Cabo

 

This church and sanctuary of Our Lady of the Cape is on Cape Espichel, on the Setubal peninsula south of Lisbon. It dates from 1701 and is attributed to the architect João Antunes. There is a smaller chapel on the Cape dating from the 15th century.

comments (9)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 20 Nov 2016, 00:23
Those balconies look like they were constructed for the Portugese Inquisition team, Tom.

This is a fine image.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Ray.
Very rich looking, isn't it!
Tom Wilson: It was the centre of a Christian cult with many pilgrims visiting, so I guess they brought along their offerings.
  • Martine
  • France
  • 20 Nov 2016, 06:21
Quelles belles décorations !
Tom Wilson: Very fine, aren't they?
  • Chris
  • England
  • 20 Nov 2016, 07:55
The complexity of it all is amazing
Tom Wilson: Quite stunning for a church way out in the boondocks.
thoroughly well stacked, Tom. somewhat operatic.
Tom Wilson: Yes, one could imagine an opera being staged here!
This one is a bit over the top, the only one so far.
Tom Wilson: Yes, highly decorated baroque!
You are so fortunate to have the opportunity of visiting and photographing all these beautiful churches Tom.
Tom Wilson: Fortunately we had a guide in the shape of a former PhD student of mine, and her husband smile
It could double as a theatre
Tom Wilson: Ayush has the same idea!
there is so much beauty to take in here Tom... good framing....petersmile
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Peter!

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