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Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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All reviews the bus cais do sodre april bridge great view viewing platform across the river gift shop small chapel lisbon city tagus river well worth the trip statue of christ san francisco lift takes worth the effort surrounding area ground level
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the square is magnificent, but the conditions to go up to the Christ's feet are not ideal for families, claustrophobic people, or someone with disabilities. There is no A/C, only a week ventilation that during summer time is not enough. The ride...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Feel so blessed to be able to revisit the Cristo Rei statue once again... it was a very windy day as well, but managed to visit using a ferry & bus to the statue... its a wonderful feeling to have when visiting... the views from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lisbon is on the Tagus river’s right bank. Across the river, on the left bank, in Almada town, there’s a huge monument representing the Christ with open arms called in Portuguese – Cristo Rei. It’s a catholic shrine with a sightseeing point from where you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place to take pictures of the bridge and the city of Lisbone. From the gardens the views are very good but you can take the elavator to reach the statue. The price is 6 euros but we decided not to go up because the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inspired from the Christ the Redeemer at Rio de Janeiro, the National Sanctuarybof Christ the King similarly overlooks the Lisbon city with open arms. While an overwhelming number of people are probably here as visitors the place also have a chapel to offer prayers and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is definitely worth visiting. The ticket to go to the top of the sanctuary costs 6€ for adults. The view is beautiful and the whole place has a nice aura to it. We visited in the evening just before it was going to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can’t walk across the main bridge so you will need either a taxi, go on a group tour coach or, as we did, hire a non-electric tuk tuk. I’m so glad we chose the latter option as crossing the bridge in an open top...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic view across Lisbon / Lisboa, over the River Tagus. I was happy to visit wih some karate colleagues.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The statue is stunning and brings a sense of peace and protection to a modern world. A stunning reminder of faith.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are religious or not, this is well worth visiting. The views of Lisbon from the base and top are stunning. It’s a 6 euro cost per person (cash only) to catch the elevator to the top, with some stairs (steep and narrow) to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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nikegr3
April 10, 2019|
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Response from 180nigels | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry I don’t log in often. Take the tour for speed but it will cost more. We took a taxi to the monument over the bridge (2 sights for the price of one). Elevator up (there are still stairs after this and quite narrow... More
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daverD7430XI
August 2, 2018|
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Response from alejestem | Reviewed this property |
I think it's all covered in the review. Turn right out of Praça do Comercio and follow the river. You will eventually come to Cais do Sodre where the Ferry Terminal is.
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daverD7430XI
August 2, 2018|
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Response from zuv | Reviewed this property |
When you say "Lisbon main square" I think you mean Praca do Comercio.From here,you can walk to Cais do Sodre ferry terminal,it's less than 1km alongside the Tagus/Tejo river's bank.You have to take a boat to Cacilhas(the... More
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