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Igreja de Sao Roque

Largo Trindade Coelho | Bairro Alto, 1200, Lisbon, Portugal (Encarnação)
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Ranked #9 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Concerts, History Museums, Architectural Buildings
Traveler Description: São Roque Church   The São Roque Church (Saint Roch Church – patron saint of those sick with the plague) is located at Largo Trindade Coelho. The... more »
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Lisboa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

For me its the most beautiful church in Lisbon and clearly a must visit to all local and visitors. The museum is also worth visiting! do not miss it!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A nice place to visit, a classical church and wonderful church with a museum (entrance is free of charge), that shows you some antiques clerical artefacts and also shows all the work this people have done with orphans. You will be able to discover histories about how the children were found and also an exhibition of the belongings of this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went to see it on a sunday for a few minutes, really rich on the inside. Some interesting history behind it.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The façade of this church is quite austere and not really attractive, so we almost did not go in. This would have been a mistake we realised afterwards, as the inside is really amazing. The decoration of the altarpieces is exquisite and luxurious, showing the wealth of the different religious orders in colonial times. Taking photos is allowed, but without... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the best place to get to know the Portuguese religious culture. Very well located and organized.

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Buford, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This church is rather austere on the exterior, but inside it is magnificent. You will need a guidebook or a guide to apprecialte all the beautifully ezquisite materials used and to understand the symbolism in the different chapels.Photos are allowed, but no flash. Pay attention to the St. Roque chapel and the depictions of the dogs. When Lisbon was struck... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you come in a touristic trip to Lisbon and you like to visit churches, this is one that you shall not miss.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We walked through the church on our own, then went to the museum. We returned with a guide. There is so much more appreciation of this church when you have someone to give you history and answer questions. For example, the relics (two huge displays of them and others as well) were discovered by accident when the paintings that were... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

In this church is the chapel to Saint John the Baptist which was built with the gold & diamonds Portugal extracted from Brazil.. The chapel was constructed & made in Rome which had a one time mass then was deconstructed and shipped to this church to be installed.. The Portuguese king at the time spared no expense on this and... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A bit too overwhelming for my taste but some interesting art works to be found within the building. A good example of its kind.

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