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Basilica da Estrela

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Praca da Estrela 12, Lisbon 1200-667, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful interior decoration, very striking, different coloured marbles and stones used to decorate floors and walls. Impressive dome. Recommended.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 15E tram brings you to the doorstep, so no excuses. This is a very lovely basilica. Yes, huge, but importantly, it's gracious, gentle and lovingly executed. I sat in silence for a long time, relishing this oasis away from the madding crowd. The upstairs...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very nice baroque church on the other side of the road when you come from the Jardim da Estrela park.

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

A huge monument with a queen buried over there. I think it's an amazing place to stop by if you're near but I wouldn't go on purpose over there

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Yet another large and beautifully decorated Lisbon church! Grand on the outside, the interior of the church is even more impressive with its high ceilings, exquisite ceilings, beautiful decorations and towering dome. The church is free and there is a €4 charge to climb to...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

In the crowded streets of Lisbon it's nice to escape for a while and enter this place with its calm and beautiful atmosphere. Nice views from the rooftop, and a beautiful park across the street.

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I hopped off my tour bus to accompany my friend visit this Basílica. I was so impressed! I didn't think I'd like (given the fact that I had see sooii many churches/Basílicas/Temples/Sanctuaries and more during my visit to Portugal, but I was left speechless by...More

Thank Jonaissy S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The Architecture of most of the places in Lisbon is jaw dropping. Basilica is no exception to the rule, immerse yourself in history with a tour recommended for all

Thank Mark B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We took the tram early to the basilica, and walked in the green cool park opposite until open hours. The church is quiet, with locals doing their devotions. Buy a candle for your chosen saint and give thanks for the good things in your life....More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Do some research before getting here you will enjoy it more. First church ever to be dedicated to the Sacred Heart!!! For a small fee you can climb to the rooftop, and from there you get beautiful views of the city!!!!!

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