Santa Maria da Devesa church, Castelo de Vide, Portugal

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This big-dimensioned temple is situated in the west extreme of D. Pedro V square in Castelo de Vide. It is the main church, as well as one of the biggest in Alto Alentejo region. Its construction began in 1789 in the place of a former chapel, ending around 1873. A wide staircase leads to the church. The south-turned main façade is surrounded by squared structures and two bell towers. Each one of them has four windows with towers on top. At the centre, you will find the main door of the church with a granite lintel decorated in Baroque style. The rectangular nave has seven volumes: the nave, the main chapel, the transept, two bell towers and two sacristies.

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votoja cz on April 3, 2012

LIKE - good photo, a beautiful memorial - greetings from the Czech Republic - Jaroslav

Lucien Kivit on April 4, 2012

Jaroslav , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

Thanasis Germanos on April 24, 2012

It's a very nice picture . LIKE Greetings and best wishes Thanasis

Lucien Kivit on April 25, 2012

Thanasis , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

Very beautiful picture! L!

Lucien Kivit on May 15, 2012

Константин Сушко , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

Arolldo Costa Olivei… on August 25, 2012

Foto maravilhosa!!! Um abraço do Brasil. Arolldo YSL

Lucien Kivit on August 26, 2012

Arolldo , thank you for your nice comment, like and YS, greetings Lucien

pembo on November 13, 2012

A very nice photo and place and a beautiful church - YSL 52/7!

Kind regards, pembo from Kiel

Lucien Kivit on November 14, 2012

Pembo , thank you for your nice comment, like and YS, greetings Lucien

Jörg R. on November 29, 2012

You present this square very nice !

LIKE

Kind greetings , Willy

Lucien Kivit on November 30, 2012

Willy , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

новосивачки on January 2, 2013

Beautiful photo,L 54,greetings from Serbia,Milan!!!

Lucien Kivit on January 4, 2013

Milan , thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

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  • Uploaded on January 10, 2012
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    by Lucien Kivit
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A590 IS
    • Taken on 2011/09/13 14:59:03
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
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