Window of the Chapter House at the convent of Christ in Tomar

There’s possibly no finest example of the Manueline style than the Window of the Chapter House at the Convent of Christ in Tomar. This window in Portuguese is known as Janela do Capítulo and it shows most of the motifs related to the maritime discoveries of the Portuguese, centuries ago. The Chapter Window is an amazing elaborated masterwork of the Manueline architecture with themes like corals of the beaches the navigators landed, ropes from their caravels, and the vegetation they found in distant strange lands.

Janela do Capítulo in the City of Tomar in Portugal

The Chapter Window at the Convent of Christ in Tomar is a masterwork of the Manueline style

 

Window of the Chapter House at the Christ Convent in the City of Tomar

Partial view of Janela do Capítulo (Window of the Chapter House) at the Christ's Convent with motifs like coral, ropes and vegetation, inspired in the Portuguese maritime adventures in the 15th and 16th centuries

 

Chapter Window at the Convent of Christ in the City of Tomar

In this half of the Window of the Chapter House, not only you can see the ropes. corals and vegetation, but also the armillary sphere of the Portuguese maritime discoveries and the coat of arms of Portugal

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