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Main Chapel - Lisbon Cathedral

Main Chapel - Lisbon Cathedral

The main chapel of Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa). After the 1755 earthquake this part of the cathedral was rebuilt in the neoclassical and Rococo styles after the fashion of the times. Whilst much of the Rococo splendour was scaled back in the early 1900s to give the cathedral a more mediaeval feel, this part escaped unscathed.


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Occupying the tallest of Lisbon's hills, the district of Alfama brims with the feel of times gone by and is the truly emblematic part of the city. Largely spared in the earthquake of 1755, it is still a maze of narrow streets and...

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