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The Graça Church or the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Graça (popularly called Graça Convent or Meninos da Graça) was a monastery of the hermit friars shoes of St. Augustine, founded in 1511. The Renaissance building was designed by the architect of the Royal House Miguel de Arruda. On both sides corners of the façade sit two Atlantean figures in front of a column with a large sphere. The people of Évora have called these figures the 'Boys of Grace' for centuries.

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Location (N 38°34'10" - W 7°54'27")

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Item Code: ptat026; Photograph: 2 September 2017
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