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Address: Colinado Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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+351 249 313 481
09:00 - 17:00
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Convent was breathtaking with easy parking and helpful staff - definitely a must go place to visit when in Portugal.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Salvador, BA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

It is an historic monument not to be missed. The templars hystory should be better explored and exposed to the visitors. Not only souvenirs at the store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Huge complex, wonderful decoration and architecture, a massive building. Interesting to see the many cloisters, kitchens, monks cells, dining hall etc. Entered through the old castle with well kept gardens inside. A long walk with many levels and steps - you have to be mobile. First went up there on the Tuktuk from the main square I highly recomend their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

You can do the tour by yourself with no problem! They have signs in every corner so you don't have to worry about getting lost in the huge castle! Amazing for history buffs! At the right time of the day, the light makes everything golden, a great opportunity for breathtaking picutres!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is truly a MUST SEE. A place where history, art and legend merge in a most remarkable manner. It remindes us of a time and a conflict we would not want to relive. Still, who knows?

Thank Clas R

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