Igreja da Luz - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Church Nossa Senhora of Luz in Carnide, Lisbon
Igreja da Luz - FURTHER INFORMATION
Igreja da Luz - Lisbon visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Igreja da Luz' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Distrito Lisboa.
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz (Church of Our Lady of the Light) is a 16th century church in Carnide, Lisbon the church was built in 1575 to replace an earlier chapel and was badly damaged in the 1755 earthquake. Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz is a listed National Monument.
Inside the church lies Princess Mary, daughter of D. Manuel I, who built the church and accompanying hospital. In the altarpiece of the chapel are paintings by Diogo Teixeira and Francisco Venegas.
The church stands next to Jardim da Luz a little north of the Torres de Lisboa. This panorama also shows the Military College, a Government School run by the Ministry of National Defense. It is a boarding and semi-boarding school for both military and civilian families.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Lisbon International Airport (LIS)
Bus: 3, 64, 202, 204, 726, 767, 768, stops
Metro: ColégioMilitar/Luz stop