Monastery of São Vicente de Fora
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São Vicente de Fora Monastery In the 12th century, King Afonso Henriques made a vow to build churches on sites where Portuguese soldiers and northern European crusaders who fought the Moors lay buried. Today's São Vicente de Fora Church, built in 1582, stands on the site of one of those churches,…
March 30, 2016
Monumental church and the Museum of sacred art.
Few people know but Saint Vincent is the patron of Lisbon. The Monastery of St. Vincente de Fora is built in 1582.