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    The "Old Man" in Tomar

    by Wingshot Written Jan 9, 2007

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    At the Convent of Christ, there are numerous busts of an old man. It's unknown who it represents; some speculate the architect or sculptor himself; others say it as allogory for the proverbial "Old Man and the Sea". Also notice the ropelike carvings indicative of the Manueline style of architecture.

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    Azulejos

    by acemj Updated Mar 10, 2003

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    As with any Portuguese city, you'll want to make sure that you note all of the interesting azulejos that you're sure to find. This one was on Rua Serpa Pinto.

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