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Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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This is a “Must See” if you are in Tomar. History and architecture are wonderfully restored. And the story of the Knights of Templar is amazing. One could spend a whole day here - or a few hours. View from the wall is great -...More

Thank MonetaReviewer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Home of the Knights Templar in Portugal - so impressive. You feel history come alive. The surrounding landscape is a treat in itself.

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is an amazing structure as such with a bit of a tough climb if you walk up from the city instead of driving up but it does make it even more impressive, don't forget to walk around the wall this does give open up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Massive ancient structure which puts you in touch with the Knights Templar which apparently is the cornerstone of Portugal's formation and its history. The people worship the knights and service up-teen novelty and doo-dad shops. Just don't try to find anything about them - no...More

Thank Plunkett07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our best Castles we visited during our vacation. Definitely holds a lot of history and many displays as we spent almost the whole day there.

Thank DonVito2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If the Knights Templar’s, religious or military history and|or architecture interest you, this is an unmissable site. The castle overlooks the town and the walk up helps get you in the mood. Allocate half a day to have an unhurried exploration of this and the...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing structure and ornamentation evocative of the Templars. Very good value at 6 Euros entry for whole site. Go early or on a day when there are fewer coaches visiting....

Thank slicvic13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go! it’s amazing and well worth the price of admission. I would say of all our monument stops on our Portugal driving trip it was one of my favourites if you’re going through Tomar.

Thank Teri6023
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castel and it was just amazing. There are several places to park near the castle but they are not free. The castle is really well preserved and the tickets are very affordable. With some iconic spots like the "Capitulo" window and the...More

Thank PLS-Lisbon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This site is worth a visit. It is an old templar castle with a covent. You can walk along the walls of the castle and see inside the old Keep area. The view is wonderful. The covent is magnificent in its beauty. You can see...More

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Laileng T
October 5, 2017|
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Look at Internet and you’ll find what you need. I am also a tourist.
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June 5, 2017|
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I think the same. On their website nothing is said about closure. Or phone them for sure: +351 249 315 089
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April 16, 2017|
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Response from lindasW5232SB | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the castle there is a small cafe on the left as you approach the top. I would recommend you park close to that and hide everything in the boot. The other person has made a good suggestion too. The town has lots of... More
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