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Memorial as Vitimas do Massacre Judaico de 1506

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Reviewed March 11, 2019
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We would have missed this memorial but for our guide for the morning. I did not see it identified... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
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West Chester, PA
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this moving memorial by accident, having no idea that it was there, next to the National Theatre, but in the square, by the Santo Domingo church, in the centre of Lisbon. Even more hidden, nearer the church, and by a wall opposite its...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

It is always nice to pay respect to lost people , see the statue for a moment pay your respect and request that only good things will happen

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

I really think more information should be given in relation to this as would have missed it if it wasn't for me being nosey and listening to a giude that was there with a group. Once they had moved on i realised what it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This modest memorial to a riot against new Christians is easily overlooked. Although the riot occurred in 1506 the inquisition in Portugal contined through the late 17th century. The monument was commemorated on the 500 year annivetsary of the riot.This square was apparently the site...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

The small memorial is worthwhile but does not provide much depth of information about the massacres. Also it has been vandalized which is sad.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 192js
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We would have missed this memorial but for our guide for the morning. I did not see it identified in any guidebooks. It is a reminder that intolerance knows no time or space. Our guide tied this memorial to the Igreja de Sao Domingos, home...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We were there in Oct at this simple, moving monument to intolerance, strangely we saw right after the hate crime at a US synagogue in Pittsburgh. The best Ginjinha in town is nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Wednesday 9th October and we were sightseeing in Lisbon and we visited the historic Square, Largo de Sao Domingos, where this memorial is located. It is situated nearby the Church, Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina). The memorial is to commemorate the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The monument is dedicated to reminding us of the massacre of Jews in 1506 instigated by a crowd of Catholics. The Jews were tortured, killed, and burnt at the stake in their thousands. Obviously tolerance and forgiveness were in short supply and the Inquisition hadn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We were only in Lisbon for a few hours and stumbled across this monument marker. We had no idea what it concerned as we are not fluent in Hebrew or Portuguese. A week later we were fortunate to meet with a professor who explained exactly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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