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Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina )

Largo de Sao Domingos, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
+351 21 342 8275
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Largo de Sao Domingos, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
+351 21 342 8275
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After traveling a lot in Europe (and specially Italy........sooooo many beautiful churches!) one gets tired of religious buildings unless they are special or outstanding. Well, Sao Domingo is definitely unique, with its burnt walls, crumbling columns and overall an eerie atmosphere. We enjoyed the visit...More

Thank Hyoga83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The current state is sad, but it can be uplifting to know that it's slowly being rebuilt. Not a must see, but because of the other sights in the area it's worth going to.

Thank John V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this church before knowing it's history and were somewhat shocked by state of disrepair of the interior. Once we read up on it's disastrous past we had an explanation but still not a must see.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church was dedicated in 1241 and before the modern Republic of Portugal in 1910 it was the wedding church of the Portuguese royals. The church was damaged by the earthquake of 1531 and almost completely destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. They rebuild it quickly...More

1  Thank ralfkrueger2211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is very beautiful inside but the damage that occurred from the earthquake can be clearly witnessed.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting because it had been devastated by fire and you can see the chard insides. I think it weathered the earthquake. Right in Rossio Square. Still beautiful.

Thank BucksterC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are near the Rossio Metro station, take a few moments and a short walk to Sao Dimingos. A massive fire gutted the interior in 1959 and the unsual restoration left visible signs of the destruction. It is well worth a few minutes of...More

Thank Dutetre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An opportunity to attend Mass, came by chance whilst ashore from the disappointing QM2! Although the liturgy was in Portuguese - obviously - the shared experience was unique and profound.

Thank romeo017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's located behind the rossio square and across the most historic bar, Ginjaha. The inside of the church is very unique and impressive. Must visit!

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the starkness that grabs you. There is a reason why it is so dark, and that is worth a read, but it is beautiful, in its way.

Thank Allan A
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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