Going to Evora from Lisbon is only 1 1/2 hrs. However, make sure that it does not fall on a Sunday because there is no public transport and you will be taking a taxi from the bus station to the city center.
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Who knew there were so many bones in one place. The rooms were top to bottom bones arranged in artistic presentation - bit still human bones.
Wow. Passing by Evora and not visiting this unique chapel is crazy. It is an amazing creation and a must-see. Sometimes it is too crowded so wait a bit until the bus is out and give it a closer look. Art with bones, not to...More
Wow, creepy but cool. Almost think it is not real, skulls are too small, may be kids, at the end, sign says waiting for yours
This is worth going if you've always wanted to go to one of the ossuaries. It has a lot of them - see photos. There are also some other items in the museum - they in good condition, but not of broad significance.
Fantastic place!!! A little macabre perhaps and it makes you wonder about the monks who set it all up. Life is ephemeral, only the sole is eternal. It's been on my bucket list ("1001 Historical Sites You Must Visit Before You Die") for some time....More
On a day's visit to Evora, this was by far the most popular site. There was a line to get tickets and the site itself was crowded. I guess I am less impressed by ossuaries than most people. From a distance, the walls could have...More