The Trinity Church is concomitant with the building of the Porto City Hall. It was built during the first half of the 19th century and opened in 1841.
The Igreja das Chagas is a church founded in the 16th century and rebuilt in the 18th century, after the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755.
The Church of Nossa Senhora da Porciúncula is a historic temple that belonged to the Order of the Barbadinhos Italianos, who had their monastery next to it. The terrace in front of the church is nowadays a great viewpoint of River Tagus.
The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima was the first modernist church built in Lisbon, designed by architect Porfírio Pardal Monteiro. It was also the first church built after the proclamation of the Republic in Portugal in 1910.
The Church of Our Lady of the Sailors is a Catholic temple of contemporary architecture designed by the architect José Maria Dias Coelho. The church was built in 2013, materialising an idea that had emerged after the 1998 Lisbon International Exposition.
The Saint Elizabeth's Church or Igreja de Santa Isabel is a Catholic parish in Western Lisbon.
The Igreja de Santa Justa is an 18th-century church in Coimbra.
The Igreja de Santa Luzia or Church of Santa Luzia was built during the reign of Afonso I of Portugal, the first king of the country. The church is located next to the Santa Luzia viewpoint to which it gives its name.
Santo António is a Rococo church from the 18th century, it is classified as national monument.
The Igreja de Santo Estêvão is a church founded in the 12th century and rebuilt in the 18th century in the Alfama district of Lisbon. The terrace in front of the church offers a wonderful viewpoint over the Tagus River.
The painted churches of the Troodos Mountains are exceptional examples of the artistic legacy of the Byzantine Empire in Cyprus. With their vibrant biblical scenes imprinted on walls and ceilings, each of the following 10 UNESCO World Heritage churches is a little treasure to visit.
Cemeteries serve as places of eternal rest for the deceased, but they also nourish the living with the historical events, cultural trends and artistic movements and beliefs of the past. The style, history, and peculiarity of the following cemeteries make them some of the most unique in Europe.
Churches are home to amazing artefacts. In some cases, an a priori ordinary object such as the church clock, can become a real highlight, either because of its appearance, operation or the information it provides. Here are six amazing church clocks you must know about in Europe.