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Lisbon Synagogue

The Lisbon Synagogue, called Shaaré Tikvah (Gates of Hope) is currently the only synagogue in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. There have been Jews in Lisbon at any rate since the Middle Ages, however the gathering persevered through a noteworthy blow in 1497, when a revelation by King Manuel I asked for Jews either […]

 
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Hieronymites Monastery)

The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Hieronymites Monastery) is a religious community inherent the early sixteenth century in a Portuguese variation of the Gothic style. It is viewed as one of Lisbon’s most grand structures. Soon after the reappearance of Vasco da Gama from India, King Manuel I requested the development of a church and house for the […]

 
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Carmo Convent Ruins

The remnants of this Gothic church are reminiscent indications of the obliteration left by the 1755 seismic tremor. At the time of the seismic tremor it was the biggest church in Lisbon, yet today the roofless nave open to the sky is all that remaining parts of the curves and rubble that collapsed on the […]

 
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Sao Roque Church

The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) in Lisbon was the most punctual Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit houses of worship anyplace. It served as the Society’s home church in Portugal for more than 200 years, prior to the Jesuits were removed from that nation. After […]

 
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