Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição standing guard over Tomar

The Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição in the City of Tomar, was built in the 16th century ordered by the King João III of Portugal, and overseen by the notable architects Diogo de Torralva and Joao Castilho. This chapel stands over Tomar and apparently the original function of this place of worship was a mausoleum. Around the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, there is a viewing platform which offers beautiful and picturesque views of Tomar. These photos below were shot from Mouchão Park.

Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição in the distance

Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição standing guard over the City of Tomar

 

Chapel of Senhora da Conceição over Tomar

Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição on top of the hill, seen from Mouchão Park

 

Close up of Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição

Close up of the chapel Nossa Senhora da Conceição overlooking Tomar

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