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Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the castel and it was just amazing. There are several places to park near the castle but they are not free. The castle is really well preserved and the tickets are very affordable. With some iconic spots like the "Capitulo" window and the...More

Thank PLS-Lisbon
Reviewed yesterday

This site is worth a visit. It is an old templar castle with a covent. You can walk along the walls of the castle and see inside the old Keep area. The view is wonderful. The covent is magnificent in its beauty. You can see...More

Thank annrcg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great view over Tomar. Reasonable entrance fee. Spectacular inside. Can have a glass of wine sat in lovely courtyard. Great for families.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent about 45 minutes here wondering the gardens has well as the castle wall and we found this Castle to be worth a visit, however not nearly as spectacular has some of the other castles we visited. If you are visiting the castle take...More

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 1 week ago

As with the convent, the structures are beautiful. The courtyards and old kitchens are really special.

Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed 1 week ago

A restaurant in Lisbon recommended we see this and it turned out to be one of the best places we visited. Incredible mixture of architecture and definitely worth the effort.

Thank Pope67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As English speaking tourists we were very disappointed to get up to the castle and find out they only had Portuguese and Italian brochure guides available. We also were told there would be English audio guides and when we arrived were told there were none...More

Thank sandylaneville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While still touristy, Tomar Temple Order Castle is not as trumped over as Sintra and other locations from an "Portugal Easy" guidebook. However, the place is so spectacular and reach in history, it is totally worth spending 4-5 hours exploring. The climb upmto the castle...More

Thank VladV254
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The palace is a lovely mixture of conserved parts and ruins. It is really nice to see it, especially together with the Alcobaca and Batalha (you even have discount).

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went early and avoided the crowds (only a few tour buses). Loved the history and the absolutely incredible architecture. We read up on it before going, which helped a lot. If you love history and architecture like we do, it is the highlight of your...More

Thank Bill P
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Laileng T
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Response from Liz en Theo M | Reviewed this property |
Look at Internet and you’ll find what you need. I am also a tourist.
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Response from xanneman | Reviewed this property |
I think the same. On their website nothing is said about closure. Or phone them for sure: +351 249 315 089
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Avenger888
17 April 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the castle there is a small cafe on the left as you approach the top. I would recommend you park close to that and hide everything in the boot. The other person has made a good suggestion too. The town has lots of... More
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