Cruzeiro de São João
It is classified as a National Monument and occupies a prominent place in the square with the same name. It is a fine example of Manueline religious architecture, rich in details, having been built in the 16th century. Carved in granite, it rests on an octagonal base decorated with plant elements, while the shaft is spiraled with a ring, decorated with a rope and stylized plants. The cross has Jesus Christ crucified.
Largo de São João
- Easy external parking
- Pillories & Stone crosses
Monuments near Cruzeiro de São João
Edifício do Antigo Celeiro da Ordem de Cristo
Building with a simple plan, restored many times and showing no clear evidence of its construction period that probably agrees with the Christ Order. A cross a…
Agência do Banco de Portugal
Project with plan of the architect Salles Viana, the agency of the Banco de Portugal was opened in 1892. It is an example of undefined period of production tha…
Arco do Bispo / Antiga Porta do Plano
This round arch, in tunnel, is placed in the historic area of the city. T is an ancient part of the wall.
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Due to the construction of this century, the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Piedade is completely mischaracterized, not being known the date of the Foundation of t…