Manueline, or Portuguese late Gothic is a Portuguese style of architectural ornamentation of the first decades of the 16th century, incorporating maritime elements and representations of the voyages of discovery.
World Heritage Sites connected to Manueline style
- Churches and Convents of Goa Se Cathedral Church
- Cidade Velha The pillory
- Convent of Christ in Tomar
- Elvas the town's ornate pelourinho (pillory) in Largo de Santa Clara is designed in a Manueline style
- Island of Mozambique "The Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte..... Built by the Portuguese in 1522, the chapel is considered to be the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere. It is also considered to be one of the finest examples of Manueline vaulted architecture in Mozambique."
- Macao St Paul Church facade is considered as late Manueline influenced
- Monastery of Alcobaça
- Monastery of Batalha
- Oporto Santa Clara
- University of Coimbra the remodelling (in manueline style) of the Santa Cruz Monastery, including the tombs of Kings Afonso Henriques and Sancho I, the renaissance Manga Fountain, the altarpieces and triumphal portal of the Old Cathedral, among other works (wiki)
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