Monastery of Jesus of Setubal, Setubal

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Setubal
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Monastery of Jesus (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Jesus) is a historical religious building in Setúbal, Portugal, which served a monastery of Poor Clare nuns. It is one of the first buildings in the Manueline style, the Portuguese version of late Gothic. The cloisters of the complex houses a museum of the monastery (Museu de Jesus).
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  • A lovely church, with lovely architecture. When we were here, it was undergoing renovation, but still looked lovely. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • If you would like a tranquil place where you can sit and think of lost love ones, this is ideal, there are grandeur places which you can admire the wonder of these splendid churches but if want...  more »
  • It is the largest among all the Catholic churches in Setúbal. It is truly a structure of Catholics' faith in Jesus. Unluckily for my visit, it was under renovation. I just looked at it and appreciated from behind the fence. Even the museum was closed. All the paintings were on display in a gallery along Luisa Todi Avenue. By the end of the year, it will reopen and it will be better than ever.
  • Can not wait to see the final product of this long time restoration
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