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Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora

Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

This church is not as well advertised as those around (Se or the Pantheon which are in the neighborhood). This is a pity - it is beautiful inside and outside. We were lucky to reach it during the religious service and it was an additional...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Some spirit or art around the wind can be seen in the monastery of Sagreja de São Vicente de Fora, a beautiful and representative church with local art and painted tiles. The original building was built in 1147 and was named "the monastery of St....More

2  Thank Yair1515
Reviewed 21 April 2017

One of the most beautiful churches in the city was founded in 1147 and rebuilt in 1582 outside the city walls (hence “on the outside” in its name). The church is famous for the world’s largest collection of tiles (more than one hundred thousand tiles...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora is one of the finest churches in Portugal. It was constructed at the beginning of the 17th century in a bold Renaissance style. The two tower facade is particularly striking.

1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a morning walking around the cloister and soaking in the history. Then we made our way to the tower and enjoyed spectacular views of Lisbon

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

On our way back from the Feira de Ladra and Panteao we could not help passing by this impressive looking church. As seems to be the case with everything in Lisbon it was built on a promontory so from the stairs leading to it you...More

1  Thank kwiewiorowski
Reviewed 15 February 2017

we visited here on a cruise stop in the city. The church is one of many and is worth the climb up from the harbour as it is beautiful inside and sunday mass was just ending as we arrived. A number of steps are required...More

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stumbled upon this gorgeous church not really by accident, but we were absolutely amazed by this hidden gem. We were here on the 24th of December, which is a day where most places in Lisbon aren't open, or only operate for half a day....More

2  Thank Amaxing
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great view from upstrais (Douwn Lisbon and tajo river) Historical. The temple is very simple, without any luxury.

Thank C_Pombo
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I would skip the church and just go to the cloisters. There's an entry fee (I think 5 euro), and you can go see some of the history of the church, as well as access the tombs to the last royal ruling family of Portugal...More

1  Thank Lauren S
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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
...More
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