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Basilica da Estrela

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Praca da Estrela 12, Lisbon 1200-667, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building itself was beautiful, but my girlfriend and I were cussed at and literally chased out of the basilica by I presume the church keeper for wearing a hat...

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climb to the top of the Basilica for amazing views of the city and the church. Fair warning - if you are afraid of heights looking down into the church is really unnerving but still worth it.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

This large basilica sits just outside Estrella gardens. It as a most magnificent dome. Another very ornate church. There was s service on when I visited do hard to have a proper look round. You van see the dome from many spots in Lisbon

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ian_dempster
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Basilica da Estrela is one of the most stunning churches in Lisbon. The interior is breathtaking with its central dome and exquisite decoration. Be sure to look at the second painting on the left as you enter the basilica. It is a visual narrative of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

Although I was born in Lisbon and lived there for 30 years, I never visited the Basilica. Under the pretext of a marriage of a friend, I had the opportunity to see and visit the Church. According to what is written in the main entrance,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Decided to walk here rather than take the tram. It has specific opening hours so check the web site. Beautiful church and ask to see the nativity scene- can only access it 3.00-5.00pm.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

I was visiting the Jardim da Estrela park in The Rato section of Porto for a nice relaxing day. When I stopped for a coffee and a beer at the restaurant, I noticed the church which was just across the street. A beautiful church which...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 468davec
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We were staying right around the corner and every evening we were looking at the beautiful lit dome of the basilica from our rooftop terrace. The entrance is upfront, opposite the 28E tram and taxi stop. To get in one enters to the most right...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank HCovik
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful church. The architecture is beautiful. The interior is very pretty. A good church to visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Lovely church, peaceful inside while so much is going on outside! Worth a visit near a lovely park and trams stops!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Anna K
August 14, 2019|
Response from Bettens1976 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna K, yes it is on display Sorry but I don't have an answer to the time schedule for pipe organ performances.