Capela dos Ossos - Pechão - Faro, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 37° 03.333 W 007° 52.171
29S E 600514 N 4101632
Quick Description: This Bones Chapel is located in Pechão, and was built in 1853
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/20/2014 4:14:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMKJA0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
[PT]«Pequena capela construída a seu aberto e revestida por ossadas, porventura, proveniente do cemitério local em meados de oitocentos. O frontispício era também ornamentado por crânio sobre ossadas cruzadas, mas actualmente já desapareceram.»

Data de construção: 1853»
Localização: Largo da Igreja - Pechão

[EN]«Small chapel built outdoors and covered with bones, perhaps from the local cemetery in the middle of 1800's. The frontispiece was also ornamented with skull and cross-bones, but now have disappeared.»

Date of construction: 1853
Location: Church Square - Pechão

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Accessible: yes

Admission fee: free

Web documentation: [Web Link]

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