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Igreja de Sao Roque

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Address: Largo Trindade Coelho | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-470, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 346 0361
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We have seen quite a bunch of churches over the last few decades. We'll remember this one, probably because of its length/width ratio, rich decoration and mosaics. On your way to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Groningen, Netherlands
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Groningen, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have seen quite a bunch of churches over the last few decades. We'll remember this one, probably because of its length/width ratio, rich decoration and mosaics. On your way to the miradouro Sao Pedro do Alcantara step in and admire this gem.

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Madera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the way to a Fado performance we got to view this beauty. It is simply stunning. we saw many churches all over Lisbon and this one stood out to my Husband the most.

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Genova, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprise because from the outside you don't give a penny but, as soon as you enter SAN Roque, you are mesmerized by an incredible baroque interior, with magnificent chapels (SAN Giovanni chapel, from the great Italian Vanvitelli, is absolutely astounding..), a wooden ceiling painted as in heaven etc. Definitely worth a visit..

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were wandering through the Bairro Alto when we came across this plaza with a rather plain looking church but beautiful buildings beside it. Inside we found a remarkable church and of course its famous Museo do São Roque. Time didn't permit seeing the museum but the church was a wonder to sit, look and wander around. The painted roof... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful church with exquisite equipment. It can be also combine with small but very nice museum of sacred art.

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San Ramon, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked past the Igreja de Sao Roque. the architecture and design of the outside is impressive, but we did not go in. It's located at the top of Elevador de Gloria. Just get off, go through the gate and turn left. it's right there.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought it would be just another Church, it wasn't it was really interesting. Has a giant painted wooden ceiling, really impressive architecture and art work. Statues of men on one side of the altar and women on the other, in a glass case. Not sure who they were but different from anywhere else. And incredible art and design. Worth a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked past this church many times during my 6 days in Lisbon as I was staying just around the corner. The only thing that identifies it as a church is a very plain, and fairly small, cross on the roof. On my last afternoon in Lisbon I was looking for something to do and went inside. What an amazing... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The marble works inside this church are the reason to go there. Take your time to careffully look at each small chapel and get amazed by this art work

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One can view the church from the centre of the interior but if one wants to look at it properly then go to the museum next door which costs €2.50 and is free for over 65yrs. In the museum are many paintings and statues of Christ and Mary. Then one can enter the side of the church and view the... More 

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