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Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora

Closes in 27 min: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572, Portugal
Graça & São Vicente
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All reviews beautiful church royal pantheon open to the public architectural style free entry worth a visit tile work steep walk interesting place alfama district tejo river rainy day fabled tiles sacristy prayer facade
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its one of those places to visit if you are in the area it is a lovely building but there are only so many painted fable tiles that i want to view otherwise its ok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bas t
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The church itself is not terribly remarkable. It’s large but rather plain—befitting the church of a religious order. The real beauty lies in the attached museum on the left as you exit the church. It is home to the graves of the Kings of Portugal,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gulielmus4
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you only view the church it is free entry and it's a beautiful building both inside and outside. Definitely worth a quick look if in the area and the stonework inside is impressive if you're into architecture.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BlarghBlargh
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Can't explain how this site touched me the moment I stepped inside with the glorious sun pouring in and perhaps reminding me of what heaven may be like! I was moved to prayer - for all that is currently so wrong with our earth. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Luv2Go56
Reviewed 15 June 2018

It's a somehow steep walk to reach this church. The facade is quite grand. However, the interior does not meet our expectations. Without much ornament, it has nothing particularly interesting. No photos allowed inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We went up to the church from the city center through narrow, pittoresque streets. It’s possible also to use the tram. The church is really beautiful, have an interesting museum and you have to take the steps up to the tower. From here you get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hennings612
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Beautiful, with a white façade and two bell-towers. The interior is nice but not very rich adorned and not one of the most impressive. On the roof it has a terrace with amazing views of the Tejo river and of the town(but the terrace can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zuv
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The Church of São Vicente de Fora (specifically the church and not the monastery, which has its own Trip advisor listing) is probably more impressive from the outside that it is from the inside. A very impressive white façade, built in the architectural style known...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 15 April 2018

So many beautiful churches in this city. This one is very easy to get to as you walk along the waterfront. Another gorgeous facade as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I find it to be one of the most impressive sites in Lisbon. I fail to understand how only few people were there when we visited I highly recommend to see the huge monastery with all the decorations in the different halls.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Graca & Sao Vicente
You can be thankful that most common travel guides
don't mention Graça and São Vicente that often. Part
of Lisbon's historic center and "Old Town", they feel
like independent villages in the capital's center, and
more untouched than Alfama. Amazing views, restaurants
and parks, as well as important monuments like the S.
Vicente Church and the National Pantheon, make this a
spectacular option for those looking for a more
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29 December 2017|
Response from leonardo_1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think this is rather challenging. The distance between both cities is around 300 kilometers and 3 hours for one way. An alternative could be to fly between both cities but you need to check the timetable and the... More
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