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Castelo de Tomar

Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
+351 249 315 089
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Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to the castle about an hour because it closed. So we got to see the sunset from the balcony and it was gorgeous. The castle is really beautiful and magical. One of the more beautiful ones we’ve seen on the trip. It also...More

1  Thank Tomer_where_to_next
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just walking in you can feel this may be something special. The gardens create a calm even with a flow of people. Absolutely wonderful and probably some of why you are in Tomar.

Thank michaelg1912
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casrelo de Tomar or Templar Castle (Order of Christ) is a must see in Tomar. It has many carvings which are very interesting. Also there is a wonderful church in the castle.

Thank eumsrenan
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great views of Tomar from here. Beautiful building. Wish there was a guided tour available or more information. We arrived late and had a very short visit.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a fabulous place. Initially a bit, "Oh, another cloister", but stick with it and there are many fabulous bits. Allow plenty of time to explore.

Thank PhilBath
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We caught the train to Tomar and walked up to the castle through the older part of town. The castle gets more impressive the closer you get, the size makes you admire the people who built this site. The cloisters, the chapel, the cells and...More

Thank FiremanJim77
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's an amazing place. It's wonderful to look up at from the village and once inside, it continues to amaze. The Templar chapel in particular is incredible.

Thank Expatriated-traveler
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was interesting but not particularly a must see. Steep climb up - you may want to think this one over before you climb

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 17 October 2017

When you first set eyes on the Castelo de Tomar it immediately becomes evident as to why it is designated a Unesco world heritage site. The structure is incredibly detailed in it's carvings, inside and out. It's been restored impeccably. Should certainly not be missed...More

Thank zev1232015
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were taken there by "Tuk Lovers", based in Tomar main square, who provided vast amounts of information about the history and architecture.

Thank Judith E
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Response from Liz en Theo M | Reviewed this property |
Look at Internet and you’ll find what you need. I am also a tourist.
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Lou Ann P
5 June 2017|
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Response from xanneman | Reviewed this property |
I think the same. On their website nothing is said about closure. Or phone them for sure: +351 249 315 089
17 April 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the castle there is a small cafe on the left as you approach the top. I would recommend you park close to that and hide everything in the boot. The other person has made a good suggestion too. The town has lots of... More