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“Plain on the Outside, Beautiful on the Inside” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Igreja de Sao Roque

Igreja de Sao Roque
Largo Trindade Coelho | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200, Portugal (Encarnação)
+351 21 346 0361
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“Plain on the Outside, Beautiful on the Inside”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My travel buddy really wanted to visit this church, so we stopped on our way today. It looks like such a plain church from the outside, but I really did appreciate the detail inside. The ceiling was my favorite part. If you happen to be in the neighborhood, just stop in for a five or ten minute visit. It's worth it!

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This was the first (of many) churches I visited in Lisbon and I loved it. It's tiny but full of interesting things to see. Every archway has a separate scene to view... so much gold and detail to photograph. Best of all, it's free!

Visited January 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Very nice church”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Very nice church to visit, get's you away from the crow a little bit and into the shade. Don't walk past it, you may forget you need to go there

Visited May 2012
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“tons of gold are there”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Located in Bairro Alto. Get the small train up, ( very difficult to climb on foot ). 3 minutes walk from the train stop. it is unbelievable to have all this amount of gold in one church. Do visit the attached museum, it is so informative.

Visited January 2013
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“Magnificent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We were about to miss it, but thankfully did not. the grandeur is something to see. Worth a visit when you are in the area. Loved it and got some great pictures.

Visited December 2012
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