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Address: Colinado Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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Amazing place.

Lots to take in. For fans of Templar Knights and Manueline architecture. Good display of everyday functions of convent. Fascinating Manueline window. A bit foe everyone who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots to take in. For fans of Templar Knights and Manueline architecture. Good display of everyday functions of convent. Fascinating Manueline window. A bit foe everyone who bothered to make a journey.

Thank HC19692015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place/ monastery is really very special, full of history of Knights of the Temple and established in 12 century. There is a very special round church like in Jerusalem. The only thing, it's again not really well preserved.

Thank Nadya7799
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting history. We'll worth visiting. Well preserved. You will enjoy the castle more if you have a guided tour.

Thank Roger C
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its hard to describe as every stone and turn has history here. The views are simply amazing and if you know anything about Templar lore, this is a must visit. This is hallowed ground.

Thank Harold2010
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convent was breathtaking with easy parking and helpful staff - definitely a must go place to visit when in Portugal.

Thank Nick P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The convento de christo (convent of christ) is a UNESCO world heritage site well deserving. It's in the Templar castle of Tomar. It is a spectacular place to visit maybe 2 hours north of Lisbon well worth the day trip. Check it out if you have the chance.

Thank theblitzAlberta
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This attraction is easy to find, you just have to follow the signs to the large parking lot. The admission fee is only for inside the building, you are free to wander the beautiful grounds that are surrounded by stone ramparts that you can walk on. The outer doors and windows all have elaborate designs using symbols that glorify the... More 

Thank sharaz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I was overwhelmed by this place. The craftwork and detail was a totally unexpected delight. If I lived in or near Tomar I would visit every day.

Thank Setdecor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic visit! It is really worth it to spend at least 1h30. Simply gorgeous monument that, while filled with history, is also a work of art. The gardens were lovely in winter, but I imagine that they must be something else in summer. Great experience!

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Tomar, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It wont take you less than one hour to visit this monument but it might be the only monument where within one hour you will be able to see all the styles between romanic to romantic. Someone once said that visiting this monument is like visiting a real Art History book and not only the diversity is unique, the quality... More 

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