The Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição in Tomar and its surroundings

More surroundings of the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição in the City of Tomar. These area of Tomar is vey familiar to me. when I lived in my home town, before leaving Portugal to Australia in 1989, I used to come here very often. It was my way of relaxing after a hard day’s work. The view to the town had a great calming effect on my mind. I used to park my car right right next to the chapel and enjoy the view without leaving the car, but sometimes I would wander around the chapel immersed on my thoughts.

Panoramic view at the Chapel of Senhora da Piedade in the City of Tomar

Many years ago, before departing to Australia, I used to drive to the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição to relax and enjoy the views to the town of Tomar.

 

Surroundings of the Chapel of Senhora da Conceição in the City of Tomar

From this spot at the Chapel of Senhora da Conceição in Tomar, you can view another chapel. That white building is the distance is the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Piedade

 

Trees at the Chapel of Senhora da Conceição in the City of Tomar

As you can see, the surface around the chapel is made of stone. They just left small round spaces to allow the trees grow. I believe this is a design from past centuries. Nowadays people don't usually restrict the free growth of trees

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