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Elaborate Ceiling - Convento de Cristo - Tomar

Elaborate Ceiling - Convento de Cristo - Tomar

A fantastically decorated ceiling in one of the chapels in the Convent of the Order of Christ ( Convento de Cristo) in Tomar.

In the centre you can see the cross of the Knights Templar along with the Portuguese coat of arms and armillary sphere

Tomar

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Although a small town, Tomar plays a large role in a very important stage of Portuguese history, with links to the Knights Templar and the Discoveries, and remains an attractive and interesting place to visit.

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