Churches/ Cathedrals in Lisbon

Churches & Cathedrals in Lisbon, Portugal

Churches & Cathedrals in Lisbon

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  • Kathinated
    Dunfermline, UK680 contributions
    We ended up visiting this beautiful church by accident as we mistook the entrance for that of the monastery but I am very glad we did. Stunning stone building. Some of the decorations included elephants which was unusual and interesting. Free entry.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • Michael U
    Las Vegas, NV40,911 contributions
    Known for the white exterior and dual bell-towers, Basílica da Estrela warrants a brief visit to view Queen Maria's tomb and an impressive pulpit. Less ornate than other churches in Lisbon, there is an outside terrace available for a small fee but the view is fairly limited.
    Written October 31, 2021
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  • Traveller of the world
    1,116 contributions
    I wouldn't really say that this was a pretty square, more atmospheric. Nice to people watch. The convent is located there and there are a few coffee shops and restaurants as well. Busy.
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • Traveller of the world
    1,116 contributions
    I was naughty.  Easter Sunday walking past and they were closed for a private religious service.  I could hear from the outside and the door was open so I quitely went in and stood at the back for a few minutes.  Pretty with nice colours, 'intimate'.  Worth a stop if your walking in the area.  Just behind Praça do Comércio.  It was also interesting to observe the ceremony. 
    Written April 17, 2022
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  • Traveller of the world
    1,116 contributions
    I only went in as I was having breakfast nearby. Not a highlight but worth a stop if you are in the area. Go to the crypt downstairs as well.
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • criscamacho70
    Los Angeles, CA5 contributions
    This is a beautiful church located in the center of LIsbon. Some people confuse it with Fatima, but this one is just a church in honor of our lady of the rosary. It is beautiful and has a peaceful feeling.
    Written August 2, 2019
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  • belgianguy1
    Bruges, Belgium11,152 contributions
    This church is standing on a hill with an excellent viewpoint right next to it, with sweeping views over the city in general and the castle in particular...I only could check out the exterior of the church, it was unfortunately locked :-(
    Written February 25, 2021
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  • IAN D
    Wigan, UK18,888 contributions
    Between the government building and bairro alto this chuch entrance can easily be missed. Once inside marvel at the most magnificent ceiling and gilded alter. Well worth visiting.
    Written July 7, 2019
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  • Vadim
    Murmansk, Russia22,439 contributions
    This Church on the corner of Rua da Misericordia was built in Lisbon by Joao V in 1518 for the Italians. The Italian trading Diaspora from Genoa, Venice was rich and could afford to have their own Church in Lisbon. The current church is dated 1676 after a fire in 1651 destroyed part of the original Church. The earthquake of 1755 destroyed the Church again and the local architect José da Costa e Silva was brought in to restore it. The choice of this architect was not accidental. Costa e Silva studied architecture in Rome and later became famous for building the São Carlos theatre in Rio de Janeiro. However, he is not the most significant artist who had a hand in the Church. At the entrance there are two angels with papal coats of arms, presumably the work of the great Italian Borromini (17th century). The Church itself has one nave with 12 chapels. It is clear that they are dedicated to the apostles.
    Written December 27, 2020
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  • Anna E
    Dublin, Ireland61 contributions
    Lovely quaint church with a lot of character. It is really lovely to pop in and say a prayer and there’s a lot going on to easily pass the time. Worth a visit if your in the area.
    Written September 24, 2021
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  • RedNige
    Nottingham, UK248 contributions
    This is a wonderful building housing a wonderful museum. The collection of tiles covers centuries of beautiful art. The Lisbon Panorama is worth the entrance fee alone. The serenity of the site is so lovely. Well worth half a day in Lisbon.
    Written August 30, 2019
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,757 contributions
    Modest sized church on Chiado Square, open to the public for free. Some pleasant chapels along the side, but the best part is the decorative artistic ceiling. It is colorful and impressive.
    Written April 21, 2022
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  • Malgorzata
    11,037 contributions
    The Monastery of Sao Pedro de Alcantara is located a few meters from the Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara towards Jardim do Principe Real. From the outside, the facade is very modest, but from the inside it is beautiful. The Monastery of Sao Pedro de Alcantara was founded by the first Marques de Marialva, who in 1665 swore to build a monastery dedicated to São Pedro de Alcântara if the Portuguese armies won the Battle of Montes Claros during the so-called restoration war. In 1680, the construction of a monastery belonging to the Franciscan Order began. In 1755, a great earthquake destroyed the monastery, which was partially rebuilt. The single-nave church preserves paintings from the Joanino period, distinguished by the baroque azulejos depicting the history of Sao Pedro de Alcantara. This cycle of azulejos is in perfect condition. Part of the monastery can be visited on the weekend with a guide. Beautiful building that deserves a visit.
    Written March 2, 2021
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  • Jelle v
    4 contributions
    It was a simple but impressive visit. To relax and meditate about the life of St. Isabel. The ceiling contributes to this meditation.
    Written March 20, 2018
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  • Alexandra//Polido
    Montijo, Portugal90 contributions
    This is one of my childhood places and I never get tired to comeback here. It is really peaceful and although the chapel is not open very often it is a beautiful place with an excellent view to this old neighborhood, the river and the bridge. If you like photography, this is a must go place. It is a place where you breath the Lisbon essentia and its tradition.
    If you have any luck and find the chapel open, do visit it. It is worth it.
    Not many people know but this place, seen from the top, have the shape of a boat heading the river.
    Written February 3, 2020
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