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Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina )

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Address: Largo de Sao Domingos, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
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most interesting and most surprising item in Lisbon.

so extreme idea to rebuild this through fire destructed church. It is so different from any other church in the world. I saw many, but this is the big surprise. The second... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Heusden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

so extreme idea to rebuild this through fire destructed church. It is so different from any other church in the world. I saw many, but this is the big surprise. The second surprise in Lisbon we found the monastery of San Vicente with the most incredible collection of antique tiles in all walls of the monastery.

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Hornell, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This location is very important in the history of Lisbon. If you go there you should be with a tour guide to tell about it's history.

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Lisbon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location where people from all over the world meet and socialize. Inside, looking around, you travel back in time and find it worthwhile to visit.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is quite stunning to see the damage that this church sustained in the great Lisbon earthquake 300 years ago. It is still a functioning church, though so if you wand to visit, don't go at mass time.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is interesting to see the church in this condition.Unless you have a thing for disasters or you want to light candles it isn't worth a special visit.

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church has a very interesting history--it has been nearly destroyed twice, once by earthquake and another by fire. The restoration of the church was completed in 1994 and the columns and statues still show vivid signs of all this church has been through. The ceiling is painted red, perhaps in remembrance of the fire that burned the roof in... More 

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Brattleboro, VT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This simply beautiful church provides time to think about Portuguese history, the role religion played in that history, and our role in the world today.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is quite an unusual church. Whilst some churches can be described as beautiful, grand, or merely ordinary, this one stands out as different in the sense that the interior seems to exude a strange or creepy ambience. Sections apparently survived 2 earthquakes and the fire of 1959 and hence the ceiling does not seem to match the pillars or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The church appears small from the outside, but it is quite big on the inside. Its interior architecture is stunning. Aside from its beauty, the Church has a dark history. The church was responsible for the massacre of thousands of innocent Jews in 1506 - there is a memorial infront of the church, which is worth viewing. Also, the church... More 

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This small church is fairly ordinary from the outside but it is beautiful when you get inside and worth a visit

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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