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Igreja de Sao Roque

Largo Trindade Coelho | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-470, Portugal
+351 21 346 0361
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Largo Trindade Coelho | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-470, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
+351 21 346 0361
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Reviewed yesterday

If you take the Ascensor da Gloria tram up the hill (to the Sao Pedro de Alcantara viewpoint), you can also take a short walk to the Sao Roque church and museum. See my separate review for the hill climbing tram. When exiting the tram...More

Thank PhxTravels
Reviewed 6 days ago

The outside of the church is unassuming but once inside the church is stunning with guided gold alters and a beautiful painted ceiling. Amazing craftsmanship can be seen throughout the church. A definite see in Lisbon. The church is located downtown so it's easily accessible.

Thank Rebelrouser66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit - it has a beautiful interior. Unfortunately, we only had a brief visit, as they were about to start a mass.

Thank luv2travel015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church had a strange architecture: it feels strange and very 'wide' when you get inside. There is only one navis. The church is very richly decorated and is one of the top churches in Lisbon. Take a look at the beautiful wooden ceiling too!

1  Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior is just as great as you can read from many other reviews, from the outside you would probably not expected this though.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most visually churches I have ever had the pleasure to visit. The amonut of gold in this church beggars belief and the chapels are simply stunning. For me the most beautiful church in Lisbon.

3  Thank IAN O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this church a short walk from our hotel. It looked rather drab outside but has an absolutely stunning interior you must not miss. Ornate twisted marble pillars flank the beautiful altar. Quite the best gold cross with jesus I have seen. Interesting murals...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church's interior is one of the most ornate I have seen in Europe - it belies the exterior. Many alcoves display bright, beautiful colors in primarily gold. Truly, a magnificent display of iconic catholic religious history and ritual.

Thank JohnKMiamiLakes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The interior of this church is simply amazing, and that alone makes it worth a visit. There are also apparently guided tours in at least Portuguese and English, although I just missed the English tour, so I cannot comment on that.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The outside of this building follows the usual expectations of Lisbon architecture, but the inside of the Igreja de Sao Roque is mind blowing. The attention to detail is pain staking, you have to see it to believe it.

Thank Dodge1991
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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21 May 2017|
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Response from JCB3225 | Reviewed this property |
I thaugt it was 12 o clock
Dee K
20 September 2016|
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Response from FlaviaMotta | Reviewed this property |
The church is not opened on December 25th but there are masses from Tuesday to Sunday at 12:30 PM. To confirm the hours of the Christmas Mass I would suggest you to contact them: igreja@scml.pt
7 February 2016|
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Response from João Pedro A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, First of all: São Roque Church and Torre de Belém are in opposite sides of the City. While the first is in the center of old Lisboa, the second is out doors of Lisboa, although not very far. If you REALLY WANT to... More