Convento de São Francisco

First convent founded in Portugal, in 1222 by order of Doña Sancha, daughter of Dom Sancho I, although deeply damaged by the earthquake of 1755, there remain some elements of earlier times. In the 16th-century cloister, the Manueline portal, very ornate, which gives access to the Chapter House.


Rua Comendador Guilherme João Carlos Henriques, 6


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Monuments near Convento de São Francisco

Edifício dos Paços do Concelho de Alenquer

Building dating back to 1890, the portraits of Viscount of Chanceleiros Guilherme and João Carlos Henriques by Raja Cristino, and still four busts in medallion…

Busto de Jaime Augusto Ferreira

Bust located in a small grassy area and fenced, erected in honor of Jaime Augusto Ferreira.

Busto de Oliveira e Carmo

Bust erected in honor of Commander Oliveira and Carmo, awarded the military order of the tower and sword.

Capela da Igreja de São Pedro

Funerary chapel of quadrangular, dating from the 16TH century. Suffered in 1940 restoration works, reusing some Renaissance elements. You will find here the to…

Fonte de São Pedro

Source consisting of an espresso, a large rectangular tank and, on top, a tile Panel with the image of St. Peter.

Homenagem à Indústria de Lanifícios de Alenquer

Large tile Panel with images relating to the tile Industry of Alenquer.

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