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Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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Address: Praceta do Cristo Rei 27A | Não é localizado em Lisboa e sim em Almada, Almada 2800-058, Portugal
Phone Number: 21 275 1000
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Must see and go to the top

We are back again and decided to go to the top, because there was a big line of people waiting. Because we have bee up there a couple of times we decided to enjoy the view from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are back again and decided to go to the top, because there was a big line of people waiting. Because we have bee up there a couple of times we decided to enjoy the view from the base of the statue. The view here over the bridge and of Lisbon is also very nice. But when you come here... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Cristo-Rei Sanctuary is located in the Southern embankment of Tejo River, in a town named Almada. Lisboa is located in the Northern embankment. This is special place for a visit for several reasons: (1) For those that devotes their passion to Christ, this is a special place to pray and be in contact with Him; (2) For... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting to Cristo Rei is easy. There is a ferry from Lisbon that will cost 4.3e roundtip and then bus 101 (2e roundtrip) that takes you directly to this place and back to the ferry. The view of Lisbon from this place is amazing and worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The queue for the elevator was not that long and it moved fast. The view and the music they put, puts you in the mood.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a high building that you can enjoy the view of the city from the other side of Lisbon. However queue for tkt on Saturday's are massive.

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Charneca da Caparica, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Opened in May 1959, it is a sanctuary and simultaneously a religious monument dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, located in Almada (south of Lisbon). It has 110 meters high and can climb up (in elevedor) to the top. It is the best view over Lisbon, the Tagus river and its emblematic bridge. Great place to watch the sunset.... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to the very impressive statue on a glorious clear day. Took the elevator to the top and then walked the remaining stairs to get to the base of the statue. What wonderful views of Lisbon and the 25th of April Bridge. There are two chapels inside as well. It was built after WWII in appreciation for Portugal being able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from the Santuario are amazing. The line to purchase the ticket and to get into the elevator moved efficiently. My only complain is that there are not enough signs on the road to help you arrive there! Once you arrive to Almada there are only 2 big signs, and then nothing! The streets are narrow and naturally, unless... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No entry fee to get into the area, but at the completion of the surrounding development this may change. Fabulous views from the vista point in front of the statue overlooking the Tagus River. A background of the Lisbon city panorama and 25 April Bridge are well worth the effort with your selfie stick; for the more accomplished photographer, you'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the statue on our honeymoon. The elevator was closed and there was no alternate way to reach the top. While that would have been nice, the views of Lisbon and the April 25th Bridge are fantastic from the ground. Definitely worth a trip even if you don't go up to the top.

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