Exuberant architecture inside Charola at the Christ Convent in Tomar

One of the main attributes of the Charola or Round Church in the Convent of Christ in Tomar, is its profuse and exuberant architecture and decoration, just like this amazing balcony and the surrounding areas. This is a supreme example of the Portuguese architectural ornamentation called Manueline Style, that was inspired in the Portuguese maritime discoveries throughout the world, which in turn can be regarded as greatest endeavour embarked by Portugal in its entire history.

Exuberant achitecture of Round Church at Christ Convent in Tomar

Exuberant architecture and decoration inside Charola in the Convent of Christ, which is also known as Round Church

 

Manueline Style of the Round Church at the Convent of Christ in Tomar

These amazing decorations at Charola at the Christ's Convent in Tomar are supreme examples of the Manueline Style

 

Charola at the Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar

It's hard to imagine that inside the Round Church (Charola) at the Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar, there is such an amazing array of architectural beauty

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