Igreja de São Roque

Church of Saint Roch, Lisbon, Portugal

The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) is a Roman Catholic church in Lisbon, Portugal. It was the…

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Relics and Reliquaries, Saint Roch Church Museum

Relics and reliquaries at the Church of São Roque in Lisbon is distinguished by an unparalleled collection of relics and…

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Saint Roch and the Plague, Saint Roch Church Museum

The Museu de São Roque is located in the church and the professed house of São Roque (Saint Roch), former…

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Main Chapels and Altars on the north side, Church of Saint Roch in Lisbon

The plan of church is simple and spacious — a wide single nave, a shallow squared apse, virtually no transept,…

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Chapels on both sides, Church of Saint Roch in Lisbon

Church of Saint Roch was the first Jesuit church to be designed in the "church-auditorium" style, specifically for preaching. It…

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General Decoration, Church of Saint Roch in Lisbon

The decoration of the Igreja de São Roque is the result of several phases of activity throughout the 17th and…

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Sacristy, Church of Saint Roch in Lisbon

The Sacristy of São Roque is important, both symbolically and artistically, for being one of the earliest sacristies constructed by…

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