Architektur Manuelinik


Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

The portal of the church is a fine sample of the Manueline (Portuguese: estilo manuelino) or Portuguese late Gothic.


Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

Detail of the Manueline portal


Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

Luz de Tavira: Igreja Matrix

Typical elements of the Manueline, referring to the maritime discoveries and the colonies


Lagoa: Belfry

Lagoa: Belfry

The only part that survived the earthquake of 1755 is the Manueline portal below the bell tower.


Lagoa: Manueline portal

Lagoa: Manueline portal


Alvor: Parish Church

Alvor: Parish Church

The church, located in the upper part of Alvor, is overlooking the old village and the bay of Alvor. The interior of the church has some elements of the Manuelitic Gothic style.


Estombar: Church

Estombar: Church

The portal of the church (Igreja de São Tiago) has been built in Manueline style of the 16th Century


Portimão: Parish Church

Portimão: Parish Church

The western portal of the church Nossa Sra. de Conceição, a sample of the Manueline Gothic, is the only original part of the building.


Monchique: Parish church

Monchique: Parish church

Monchique’s parish church, erected during the 15th /16th. centuries, was rebuilt following the destruction of the earthquake of 1755. The main portal, decorated with knotted ropes, is a prime example of the original late Gothic style ("Manueline").

 

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Silves: Igreja da Misericórdia

Silves: Igreja da Misericórdia

The simple church opposite the cathedral was erected in the 16thcentury. One of the two portals is built in the typical Manueline style, a variation of the late gothic, only found in Portugal.

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