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31 Mar 2018
“Getting up the hill gives you a great view of the Coast and Costa da Caparica”
31 Mar 2018
“Very hold place, well preserved”
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

If you want a very good view of the coast South of Lisbon (Costa da Caparica) and even North of the capital (Sintra) then this is a place where you can make your wonderful pictures.

Thank rafu2015
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Convento dos Capuchos, is one of the oldest places near Costa da Caparica (5min by car, or 15-30min by bicycle). The building and surrounding garden is well preserved. This place offers one of the best views of Costa da Caparica, and it's often used by...More

Thank Domingos S
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The decision to leave the convent in ruins following the 1755 earthquake has created a peaceful oasis and outdoor art garden. The arches still standing are made even more beautiful with the blue sky above them. The modern art is lovely.

Thank DrSallyB
Reviewed May 24, 2016

This former convent for eight monks, yes, it's a convent, not a monastery, because the monks interacted with the locals, whereas monks just pray, is built into the mountain a la Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built in 1560 and much of it is made...More

1  Thank Liz G
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Sintra has a lot of things to do , is very important to visit all the museums around , you will get real history , unique views , in the middle of the woods and lovely roads, you can visit Castelo dos Mouros, Convento dos...More

Thank Alex d
Reviewed September 1, 2015

A beautiful place to visit, old but conserved, this old chapel represents some of the olds arts in Portugal. Old but not forgotten with is age, it is a real nice and calm place to visit

2  Thank Pedro C
Reviewed July 29, 2015

A great place to visit not only for he great view of the city of Costa de Caparica and its beaches but also for the Franciscan chapel built in 1558 and its fantastic tile panels, whose theme is the St. Anthony's sermons

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Reviewed June 17, 2015

Wonderful, atmospheric, quiet, spiritual and not over restored. In a lovely park and a nice, peaceful change from bustling Sintra.

1  Thank arnorab
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Very quiet, good to photograph and read. the view over the beach is excelent. Um sitio muito bom para se ver o pôr do sol e repousar.

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