Igreja da Memória

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Igreja da Memória, Ajuda (Lisbon)
Marquis of Pombal mausoleum at the Igreja da Memória, Ajuda (Lisbon)

Memory Church (Portuguese: Igreja da Memória) is a church in Ajuda (Lisbon), Portugal. It holds the Mausoleum of the Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal
It is classified as a National Monument.

About[edit]

The Memory Church built entirely of limestone was dedicated to the survival of the King Joseph I [1]from the assassination attempt by Távora family in 1758. The church was constructed in Baroque style with neoclassical characteristics and crowned by a dome.[2]

The Memory Church was classified as National Monument in 1923.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monumentos". Archived from the original on 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
  2. ^ "Memory Church". www.cm-lisboa.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
  3. ^ "Igreja da Memória". patrimoniocultural.gov.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-02-16.

External links[edit]

Media related to Igreja da Memória at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 38°42′11″N 9°12′07″W / 38.7030°N 9.2020°W / 38.7030; -9.2020