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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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Beautiful church

The wealth that can be found on the walls of Sao Roque is incredible. Gold and marble are the theme and the ceiling fresco is stunning. Well worth a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The wealth that can be found on the walls of Sao Roque is incredible. Gold and marble are the theme and the ceiling fresco is stunning. Well worth a look.

Thank tombillinge
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plain on the outside, stunning on the inside. The church is small enough so you don't feel overwhelmed by all the splendor. From ceilings, to naves to tile floors I just couldn't get enough of it. It's very well kept as is the museum next door - clean, bright and the museum staff were very helpful to me as I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went there on april this year, so amazing rocks by the sea, took pictures, so beautiful rocks, local area sintra is also really nice

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the church is simple and modest looking from the outside, but inside hides one of the best preserved gold carving altars representig baroque style. it is a great place to take a moment to reflect and breathe, away from the noise of the city. there is a museum rconnected to the church with beautiful and very interesting religious art pieces... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at the facade of the church-museum of Saint-Roch it is hard to believe that the temple is richly decorated. Built in the late 15th century, the Sao Baptista chapel was built in Rome and brought by boat to Lisbon .and rebuilded piece by piece,, Decorated with the ivory, gold, silver, marble, precious stones that is a true Igreja de... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed the steps up from Restauradores past Rossio station to the church which although hard going was made pleasant by the narrow winding streets. There is no entry charge. The side chapels are very ornate and the Chapel to St John the Baptist is said to be the most expensive ever made. Well worth a visit.

Thank Caverkat
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is unique for several reasons: It houses one of the major saints relics in Portugal. It houses an astonishing colection of christian paraphernalia with a tremendous quality. It was here that Father Antonio Vieira preached some of his amazing texts. The building is a jewel by itself!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting church to visit. Opulent decorations with the most impressive being the Chapel of St John the Baptist, which contains an amazingly intricate mosaic floor and coloured stone panels. The ceiling is flat instead of the usual domed shape and is also intricately painted. The huge organ at the back of the church was also impressive. We did not... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the first Jesuit churches in the world was one of the few buildings in Lisbon to survive the earthquake relatively unscathed. Part of the Jesuit residence was turned into a museum that is a must seen.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church was beautiful and ingcredibly ornate. The many unusual old and somewhat frightening relics really told a story about the history and the people of Lisbon. The artwork was impressive and whowed the talent and devotion of the artisans of the time. It is an uphill hike, so take a taxi or tuk-tuk if you tire easily. We waled... More 

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The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally, "squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can 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 to. You can also enjoy breathtaking views of Lisbon from the Elevador de Santa Justa or the Carmo Convent, for example. A commercial neighborhood at its core, especially for its Garrett and Carmo streets, Chiado is to this day a mandatory visit in Lisbon.