Sculptural detail of a lion with tree growing up the wall, in the arcade of the Cloister, built in Manueline style by Diogo Boitac, Joao de Castilho and Diogo de Torralva, completed 1541, in the Jeronimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery, a monastery of the Order of St Jerome, built in the 16th century in Late Gothic Manueline style, Belem, Lisbon, Portugal. The cloister wings have wide arcades with rectangular column and tracery within the arches. The monastery is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Sculptural detail of a lion with tree growing up the wall, in the arcade of the Cloister, built in Manueline style by Diogo Boitac, Joao de Castilho and Diogo de Torralva, completed 1541, in the Jeronimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery, a monastery of the Order of St Jerome, built in the 16th century in Late Gothic Manueline style, Belem, Lisbon, Portugal. The cloister wings have wide arcades with rectangular column and tracery within the arches. The monastery is listed as a UNESCO World...
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