Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

This convent, founded by Dona Leonor, is an important example of the first Renaissance art in the Algarve. The church's dome has a rococo decoration of the 18th century. There is also a curious watchtower of the 16th century.


Praça Dom Afonso III, 14


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