Friday, September 28, 2012

Church Of St. Mary Of Belém


Jeronimus Monastery (16th century), Lisbon

23 comments:

Dina said...

Each stone here adds its voice to the choir of praise.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

That is a stunning photo. Diane

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

The floor is beautiful, as of course is the entire structure.

Luis Almeida said...

Bela foto

Kate said...

An amazing building...so large. Monasteries are my favorite environments...so peaceful and calming!

Lois said...

The beautiful ceiling caught my eye! Lovely shot.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

We visited here during our too-brief visit to Portugal a dozen years ago. It is remarkable that this survived the huge earthquake in 1755.

Sharon said...

Wow, it is huge. Your photo really gives you a good perspective of its massive size.

Sylvia K said...

What an amazing place and your capture is superb, JM! I love the pattern of the stones in the walkway with the light on them and what an incredible ceiling! It is HUGE!! Have a great weekend!

TexWisGirl said...

wow.

ladyfi said...

Wow wow wow! Stunning. The use of light is fabulous.

RedPat said...

A totally amazing pic! Fabulous lighting that you have caught.

Lowell said...

Well, you know how I feel about such places, but this is quite magnificent...and a beautiful complement to your exterior shots of the monastery.

Kay said...

This is so beautiful, and beautifully caught. I love the way you balanced the light coming in. What a wonderful place for peace and solitude.

La Principessa Errante said...

What a beautiful shot, the light is just stunning. The stones, the brick work, the arches what truly amazing architecture.

VP said...

I especially like the effect of the light on the tiles of the floor.

Kathy said...

You have posted pictures of some of he most beautiful churches I've ever seen! Portugal must be full of these wonders!

Jack said...

Superb lighting, JM. Your photograph of this lovely church is terrific.

Randy said...

What a beautiful place. I would love to visit this church.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Stunning image JM, the vaulted ceilings are beyond beautiful. 16th century, awesome.

Cezar and Léia said...

One of my favourite places in Lisbon!
God bless you!
Cezar

Cathy Hudspeth said...

A wonderful image of this magnificent sanctuary. Still amazes me that you have 16th century buildings!

Joe said...

Great light.