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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Church is a "must see" in Lisbon, with a peculiar architecture, Manuelino style, you can discoverthe various nautical symbols alludindg to the Portugueses Discoveries. Located in Belém, deserves a detailed visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CristinaMontenegro
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely church adjacent to the famous monastery and there are no entry fees. We were very impressed. The tomb of Vasco de Gama is also inside. It is a functional church. Must visit while in Belem.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior of this place was breath taking. I am not religious but I was amazed at the detail of the statues and figures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Reeview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the pure and pristine atmosphere inside the church and going upstairs to look at the inside of the church from above and be filled with admiration.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nathalie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church is adjacent to the monastery and is free enter. The tall thin decorated columns and stained glass windows makes it a stunning structure. Contains the tomb of Vasco da Gama. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church, worth a look. Time the visit in between mass (free entry), or to attend mass. Pretty stained glass and gorgeous ceilings. Belem a good place to wander around. Apparently very busy in holiday periods.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fiveatatime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is attached to the Jeronimos Monastery. The entrance fee therefore is included in the fee for the monastery. It is very ornate and very dark. It also looks like its in a need of restoration, but still well worth of stopping by while...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertAleksandrowicz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The line to enter was short and we planned to do the monastery later in the day. It is a glorious church. Make sure to look up at the ceilings and down at the floors for they are worth seeing. The Manueline details are amazing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank solomon5
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Is the line too long to go to the monastery and cloister? If so, pop over to the church. It's FREE! Large columns hold up the church and make you take a stand and notice. The famous Vasco Da Gama is buried here too as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank savedade
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Had too little a time at this beautiful church. The columns rise all the way up to reveal a beautiful symmetrical designed ceiling

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janice G
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Josephine C
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I had looked for it on web site of the church, I don’t speak portuguese, but I’ve understood that it is from 10-18:00 hours daily, except sundays, when the visit is only until 16:00 hours. This is in summer time.
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