Articles Tagged ‘architecture’

Lisbon’s landmarks

Lisbon’s landmarks March 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Lisbon rewards the eye with some stunning landmarks. The city’s greatest architectural draws include beautiful and revered historic buildings recognised by UNESCO, outstanding feats of modern engineering and daring, out-of-the-box contemporary design. All images © www.paulbernhardtphoto.com One of...

Architour

Architour September 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Lisbon’s most famous buildings also showcase the city’s finest architecture. When construction began in 1502 of Mosteiro dos Jerónimos it marked a style of architecture that became known as Manueline. Named for Manuel I, who reigned over Portugal from 1495 to 1521, a period that coincided with the...