Friday, March 10, 2017

Chapel of the Souls, Porto - Portugal

In Portugal you can see tiles everywhere, houses, fountains, train stations, churches, parks.... This chapel in Porto is a beautiful example of how beautiful it is to use tiles to decorate builtings. 
The 1st card was bought by me in Porto and the 2nd was sent by Carlos not so long ago. 

Chapel built at the beginning of the eighteenth century. From the same period is the image of Nossa Senhora das Almas (Our Lady of the Souls), which is inside.
In 1929, the entire exterior was covered with tiles representing scenes from the life of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Catherine. Those tile panels were recovered in 1982. - in:

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