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Hieronymites Monastery (Jeronimos) clauster. Belém, Lisbon. Portugal

 

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The Hieronymites Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Portuguese pronunciation: is located in Belém quarter of Lisbon, Portugal. This magnificent monastery can be considered one of the most prominent monuments in Lisbon and is certainly one of the most successful achievements of the Manueline style (Portuguese late-Gothic XV Century).

In 1983, it was classified by the UNESCO, with nearby Belém Tower, as a World Heritage Site.

  

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Taken on December 2, 2010