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
- Easy external parking
- Convents & Monasteries
Monuments near Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Igreja Matriz de Santa Bárbara de Nexe
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Busto de Infante Dom Henrique
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Igreja Matriz da Conceição de Faro
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