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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful churches in town. If you pass by and look at the facade you can't imagine what's inside. Go in!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VitorMLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything has already been said: plain white neoclassical façade and sumptuous baroque inside. We had the privilege to pop in here during the rehearsal of a X-mas choir and it all added to the nice atmosphere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marco S
Reviewed December 18, 2018

This is one of the very few churches in Lisbon that will not disappoint and even exceed expectation. The plain white neoclassical shell does not betray the sumptuous baroque interior that's as richly decorated as any church that you'll ever see. The place is dripping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

The plain façade of Sao Roque should not dissuade you from entering this church.; as the ol' adage goes, "don't judge a book by its cover" because inside it is glorious. Sao Roque Church was built in the 16th century and is radiant with gilded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

Looking at the nondescript exterior, you might choose not to enter. Do go in. Inside, it is ornate and quite over the top. It is truly beautiful and awe inspiring. It was the first Jesuit church in Portugal. A dozen chapels surround the main section...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank solomon5
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This was our second visit to the Sao Roque church which is easily reached on the old cable car-the Gloria-which departs just up the road from Starbucks near Rossi Square. The church is beautiful with artworks that are simply stunning. It is worth a short...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Do Not let the simple and nondescript exterior fool you! The Igreja de São Roque is a stunning masterpiece of a house of worship. In fact, this church is quite possibly the most beautiful church in Lisbon. This place offers the chapel and well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chuck M
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Definitely worth the visit if you're in the area. From the outside it's a plain white building. Entering it is like discovering a treasure trove. Don't miss the glass mosaics in the Capela de São João Baptista

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris6419
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Worth the visit as first go the the Church then visit the museum after it may not b big but its Worth the short tour

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bas t
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I visited the Igreja de Sao Roque in November and found it to be a gorgeous example of Romaneque architecture. We walked by this church on an earlier walking tour and our guide described its interior as "What happens when you spend two hundred years...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
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stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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March 25, 2018|
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Response from PPRR | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There are guided visits everyday, except mondays. You should book previously to guarantee availability. Call +351 21 324 08 69 or 88 or 65, or e-mail the museum. Have a great visit and enjoy Lisboa! Pedro
November 9, 2017|
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Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
The church is open daily from 8.30am until 5pm and entrance is free. Beside the church is the Museu de Arte Sacra which is closed on Mondays, but open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am-5pm. The museum is inexpensive but I cannot... More
October 16, 2017|
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Response from mariacamilo43 | Reviewed this property |
The church is part of the São Roque Museum therefore it is not open for religious activities, sometimes there are concerts or special events; usually there is a mass from tuesday to sunday and religious holidays at 12.30... More