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Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca

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Address: Largo da Graca, Evora 7000-646, Portugal

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The roof is spectacular

The entire place is really interesting but the roof is open to the public and worth the climb. The catacombs and church are lovely. A guided tour would be helpful.

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The entire place is really interesting but the roof is open to the public and worth the climb. The catacombs and church are lovely. A guided tour would be helpful.

Thank lizt117
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Built in the early 1500s it is a very rare example of Mannerist architecture in Portugal. You cannot visit inside, but the façade is worth the visit.

Thank DaniBehr
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Marvellous facade, bit run down and portico full of pigeon guano and what smelled like human P** Pity one can't visit the interior, although much may have been dismantled.

Thank PeterADH
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We wandered past this old church and were struck by the strange and different exterior. Rather grotesque men statues on the top. Interesting.

Thank zitaaussiemum
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

The “Igreja da Graca or Convento da nossa Senhora da Graça (called by the people Convent of Grace) is an very important religious renascentista of the city of Evora, located on the “Largo da Graça.This Convent was owned by the brotherhood of the “eremites calçados” of “Santo Agostino”. It is already very special due to the statues in his façade.... More 

Thank Amazon122s
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

though this church/chapel may not get many reviews as it off the main street..it is not to be missed

Thank jackpine2
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The inside of the church itself may not be accessible, but the outside is still worth a look. And, to the right of the church is a building that is open to the public. Previously used by the military, the public can walk into the large sitting room, around the first floor courtyard and get a peak into a day... More 

Thank Anne O
Medford, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Only saw it from the outside. The facade is okay but nothing out of the ordinary. Just another church.

Thank Lusitanopuro
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Evora has so many churchs, this one is an architetural masterpiece, unfortunaly it was closed to visitors at the time. Go and see!

Thank Nuno C
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Kind of an ugly exterior - mixture of different styles. As well, how do you find the entrance and is there an entrance? Give this a miss.

Thank AirSchis

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