Incredibly impressive . Extremely important In regards to the history of Portugal, the Knights Templars and the founding of Portugal and the origins of the nation state.
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Brush up on your history of the Knights Templar and explore their headquarters during the 12th to 14th centuries. Now a UNESCO world heritage site, this is a very impressive structure. Once we had paid our admission, we felt as though we were completely on...More
This site is spectacular! It has so much to offer: - great nature - phantastic views - even better rooms with spectacular art! must do!
The Templar Castle, Rotunda and Convent de Christo occupy the top of the hill and are well worth a visit. Make sure that you have plenty of space on your memory card as you're sure to want to take several shots of the various cloisters,...More
Very well preserved Knights Templar castle.while standing within one can feel what a strong powerful place it used to be. The stone carvings, blue tiles , towers, stairs and halls - like walking back in time. Only thing that was missing is written map in...More
This is a must see sight when you are in Tomar. The walls surround beautiful architecture and history. The chapel is magnificent and the old walls surrounding the castle are very formidable. We had an impromptu music concert in the courtyard while we were there...More
Walking around the castle and on the ramparts is a unique experience that allows for multiple views of the town of Tomar and the church. Worth leaving aside an hour or two for exploring the site!
This is a fortress church built by the Knights Templar. It has a distinctive altar built for worshipers on horseback, as the Knights were wont to do. If you visit the Convento of Tomar, this will be included.