Convent of Christ Window

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The work of architect Diogo de Arruda between 1510 and 1513, this is the most striking example of the Manueline style anywhere in Portugal. From the roots of a cork-oak, supported by the bust of a captain, springs forth a twisting decoration that climbs up to the left and right in a riot of foliate and marine detail. Crowning it all are the emblems of Manuel I and the Cross of the Order of Christ. Other decorative motifs represent orders of chivalry.

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On top of the mound which dominates the
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Convento de Cristo
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On top of the mound which dominates the
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Charola dos Templarios
Charola dos Templarios
Built in the 12C in emulation of the
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Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao
Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao
Located halfway up the slope, on the
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