Quinta do Espinheiro Travel Guide

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Quinta do Espinheiro Things to Do

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    garden view. these are the oranges i told you about on the first tips after i have looked to the other side of that ruined wall remeber? maybe 45 tips ago? hehehe

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    bell tower view of the convent's church in the other side of the cloisters where the church building stands.

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    now a view of the whole 3 together. at this momment a lady came and dsaid i had to leave. i asked i i could see the rest and she said: well i havent seen you here boy, but you must leave fast.

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    image of pipes being put in construction site. I personaly love this picture. I love contrasts everywhere and in all.

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    way out. yes we're goind down to the first floor. lets go. hope you're not tired of this virtual tour in the convent of espinheiro reconstruction site.

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    Yup we got to the cloisters area in the 2nd floor. This is an amazing 4 floors cloisters...just amazing.

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    After the room with the old expensive artifacts you have this magnificient roof. impressive job this one.

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    Going in the direction of the cloisters you have lots of rooms like this one where you can still notice some old artifacts still exist along with the construction taking place.

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    Going down to the 2nd floor. You can see how the walls are being rebuild. All is being constructed new to have nice wuality facilities for ne upcomming luxurious hotel.

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    This is the gate entrance to the Tomb Chapel of Garcia de Resende and other parts of the convent. You can notice a small door that makes our way up indise the convent. First before we got exactly inside the convent we go to see whats up the roof in a small terrace in the 3rd flor.

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    Walking down the church and heading the arch that gives you another entrance inside the convent therea re lots of materials being used to rebuild the convent.Notice the interesting pattern these small cars create all together.

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    Getting a bit closer to the gate that serves of entry to the convent church you can notice some wood reconstructions are also made. the whole convent is being tare apart to make everything new. This is very good cos with this the convent will rebrn and be beautiful, new as new.

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    Comming out from the wall this is what you can see. The convent being reconstructed to make a 5 start luxury hotel. This is the north part of the church inside the convent itself.

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    In the other side of the ruined wall you can see the upper part of the church's convent being rebuilt. You can already notice the part of the garden of thec convent which is full of orange trees..

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    This is the first thing i looked when i got into the convent area. I didn't know i counld be there. Its not alowed but only in the end of my visit someone came and put me out.On the image you have a ruined wall from whice i climbed and picked. you can see in the next picture what you could see from the other side.

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Quinta do Espinheiro Off The Beaten Path

  • The tumular chapel of Garcia de Resende

    This is the marble decoration in the floor tomb stone that says something (i cant understand the first word) Garcia de Resende. this is the upper part of the tomb stone of the great poet.

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  • Garcia de Resende Tumular Chapel

    The nave has a ribbed vault and the walls exhibit 16th-century panels of tiles.Some info thankfuly taken from:http://viajar.clix.pt/com/tesouros.php?id=491

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  • Garcia de Resende Tumular Chapel

    The pavement is lined with Hispanic tiles from the beginning of the 16th century.Some info thankfuly taken from:http://viajar.clix.pt/com/tesouros.php?id=491

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