"Santa Maria church" Church of Santa Maria do Castelo Tip by solopes

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After the conquest of Tavira by the Portuguese, in the 13th century, the mosque inside the castle was replaced by a christian church.

Lisbon earthquake damaged it, and it was reconstructed, using all the possible elements of its Gothic conception.

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  • Updated Apr 12, 2016
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