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Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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Praceta do Cristo Rei 27A | Não é localizado em Lisboa e sim em Almada, Almada 2800-058, Portugal
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All reviews the bus cais do sodre great view april bridge viewing platform across the river gift shop small chapel lisbon city return ticket tagus river well worth the trip statue of christ san francisco worth the effort surrounding area ground level
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Setubal train from Lisbon out here. Great views as the train crosses the April 25th Bridge. We then used UBER taxi to get to The Site. Queues not long to go up the Statue - think we only had to wait for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place allows visitors top have an excellent view of Lisbon and the surrounding area. There is a small fees to get in the tower but the view is as great without going all the way to the top. The only downside is the lack...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views and monuments. Similar to the Christ redeemed statue in Rio. Not as big as that one and this was huge so its making me wonder. Overall great time!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very beautiful place to visit best to do it early before all the tourist buses turn up the views are possible from either the gardens or going to the top but both are super

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bas t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cristo Rei Statue during our four night stay in Lisbon in November. It’s an amazing monument to visit and you certainly don’t need to be a religious person to enjoy your time here. To be honest, I think that it was probably the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come for the views, this is your place. From top of statue and from bottom. You can walk from ferry or take the bus. On the top, the passages were narrow and two-way. I was lucky as it was not too crowded. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A 'must-see' - The Sanctuary of Christ the King is a monument & shrine in its full splendour, overlooking the city of Lisbon. The outstretched arms of Christ the King is an impressive monument and Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei is one of the best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the ferry from Lisbon (6euros retrurn) to Cacilhas. The transport hub is right by the ferry terminal and we caught the 101 bus to Cristo Rei (1.60 euros each way). The trip across the harbour and bus ride were both interesting. The bus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Although I visited Christo Rei 4 years ago, I decided that every time I visit Portugal I will visit Christ Rei again and again. So I did visit this time again on Nov 1st. Being a Catholic, this visit will always be one that I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The 3rd most visited pilgrimage site on the Iberian Peninsula, apparently. Went for the view of Lisbon from the Almada side of the Tagus. Took the lift and stairs to the viewing platform of Cristo Rei monument.. The view is fabulous but was just as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 2, 2018|
Response from alejestem | Reviewed this property |
I think it's all covered in the review. Turn right out of Praça do Comercio and follow the river. You will eventually come to Cais do Sodre where the Ferry Terminal is.
August 2, 2018|
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Response from zuv | Reviewed this property |
When you say "Lisbon main square" I think you mean Praca do Comercio.From here,you can walk to Cais do Sodre ferry terminal,it's less than 1km alongside the Tagus/Tejo river's bank.You have to take a boat to Cacilhas(the... More
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Helde2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a huge space inside where you can park and I think it is free. 👍🏻