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Costanera Lisboa

Costanera Lisboa

Since the Middle Ages Rossio Square has been one of Lisbon’s main squares, and although the 1755 earthquake destroyed it severely, it was gorgeously rebuilt and remains a central meeting place.

Since the Middle Ages Rossio Square has been one of Lisbon’s main squares, and although the 1755 earthquake destroyed it severely, it was gorgeously rebuilt and remains a central meeting place.

La playa

La playa

Al jardín en cascáis

Al jardín en cascáis

In the context of the reconstruction of Lisbon's down town, after the great earthquake of 1755, appeared the idea of building a triumphal arch as a gateway to the city rebuilt . The construction of the Arch of Augusta Street started in the 18th century and suffered several stops. It was completed about 100 years after it's start, in 1875 . Albumin print made by Vacláv Cifka (1811-1883), dated 1862, showing the arch under construction.

In the context of the reconstruction of Lisbon's down town, after the great…

Cascáis

Cascáis

Lisboa

Lisboa

Iglesia de Santo Domingo, Lisboa

Iglesia de Santo Domingo, Lisboa

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