Monumento à riqueza dos Descobrimentos, constitui o ponto mais alto da arquitectura manuelina e o mais notável conjunto monástico do século XVI em Portugal e uma das principais igrejas-salão da Europa.
(Portuguese: Mosteiro de Jesus) at the city of Setúbal, in Portugal, is the main historical monument of the city.
It is one of the first buildings in the Manueline style, the Portuguese version of late Gothic.
The cloisters of the convent houses the museum of the Monastery (Museu de Jesus).
Mosteiro Santa Maria da Vitória, more commonly known as the Batalha Monastery, is a Dominican monastery in the Portuguese town of Batalha, in the District of Leiria, Portugal.
It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style. It amazes the onlooker with its profusion of gables, spires, pinnacles and buttresses. It...
7427 Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, Illinois, USA. The former Armory Lounge, primary headquarters of notorious 1950's mafia boss Sam Giancana who had ties to everyone from Frank Sinatra to JFK to Fidel Castro. The Armory Lounge was bugged by the FBI in 1959 and stayed bugged for over five years, yielding tons of information on criminal activites in Chicago and around the country. Currently a rat...
(Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.
The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, and, together with the Monastery of S...
The Ajuda National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) is a neoclassical monument in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal.
The Palace was built during the 19th century to be a residence for the kings of Portugal.
The site where the Palace stands, in the neighbourhood of Ajuda, was previously occupied by the Royal Tent (Real Barraca), a wooden structure that housed King José...
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