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  • Convento dos Loios, entrance, Evora, Portugal
    Convento dos Loios, entrance, Evora,...
    by Martin_S.
  • Convento dos Loios, inscriptions, Evora, Portugal
    Convento dos Loios, inscriptions, Evora,...
    by Martin_S.
  • Convento dos Loios, tomb in floor, Evora, Portugal
    Convento dos Loios, tomb in floor,...
    by Martin_S.
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    Convento dos Remedios

    by johnsakura Written Jun 6, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Convent located outside old city castle walls on the left side of the big cemetery main entrance. Road to bus station.
    Inside cloisters and fountain. This building belongs to the Music School Eborae Musicae.

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    Convento dos Loios

    by Martin_S. Written Jul 19, 2011

    Favorite thing: While visiting the Temple to Diana we passed by the Convento dos Loios and decided to visit there also. As you can see it has a nice decorative entrance arch with some statuary and inscriptions, including what looks to be a tomb in the floor. We entered and found to our surprise that the entire convent had been turned into a Pousada (see link)
    http://www.pousadas.pt/historic-hotels-portugal/en/pousadas/alentejo-hotels/pousada-de-evora/convento-dos-loios/pages/home.aspx
    The Pousada type hotels are to be found all over Portugal, they are historical buildings, castles, convents or others that the government has turned into hotels. A fantastic way to actually "live" a little bit of history. We checked out several dozen of them, hoping to stay in one or two, but they are way to pricey for us.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Religious Travel
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    Convento de Santa Clara de Evora Tower

    by johnsakura Updated Jul 26, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Located in the end of Serpa Pinto Street. The
    Convento de Santa Clara, founded in 1452, isne of the oldest in the city

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    Convento do Carmo 1

    by johnsakura Written Jun 6, 2003

    Favorite thing: University Department for Music and Drama.
    Go inside, ask the securitty guy just to see the garden and then go to the upper floor. Very nice old building. Old convent.

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    Convento do Carmo 2

    by johnsakura Updated Jun 6, 2003

    Favorite thing: This is inside the convent's garden after the orange trees. Messy area but don't be afraid. Eat some oranges. They're there to eat!

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