Carmo Convent, Lisbon

in monomad •  last month

One of the many... many churches in Lisbon - Convento da Ordem do Carmo [Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel]. Stunning, big white building that is actually easily to miss when you don't know where to look. Among all the houses, trees and narrow streets.

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The church was almost destroyed during the earthquake in 1755. Google will tell you about it, so I will not :p
The arches and the monumental walls, narrow tall windows are really impressive. All made of white stone.

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Truly impressive photos! These old white stone buildings look timeless and so still with great power.

Cheers.

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Thank you! Indeed... it is even more amazing knowing that the people back the didn't have fancy technologies.. and the buildings still stand!

Cool, great angle and dark background. ❤😊❤ love the atmosphere and church. ❤ You have done a fantastic job my friend ewkaw !!!

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Thank you! :D I love the black background too.