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Convento da Ordem de Cristo

Colinado Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
+351 249 313 481
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Colinado Castelo, Tomar 2300-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This area is often overlooked. It's the castle of the Knights of Templar. Impressive architecture, relatively well preserved. Contains some artworks and paintings on the wall.

Thank flyme2themun
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a highlight of our trip to Portugal. Just to be near a Templar castle (you can't go in) was cool in and of itself. But this monastery was... well, there's a room in there that is literally jaw-dropping. In fact, it's really fun...More

1  Thank jbh643
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A highlight of our exploration of central Portugal. A wonderful 16 sided church with glorious colours. Beautiful stone carving and sumptuous azulejos (decorative tiles). Interesting monks' cell.

Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's almost two-hours away from Lisbon by train, but it is well-worth the trip, not least for getting a sense of the countryside and admiring some picturesque train stations along the way. The monastery itself is extremely well-preserved, with marvellous gardens, and a very impressive...More

Thank Olympia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best attraction of Tomar for me, there are many things that think a life a Templar time for example the cloisters, the paintings, and the treasures...inside there is a bar and wc

Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you won't be getting to the Quinta do Regaleria in Sintra, this should fill your Manueline architecture quota. The famous window can be seen best from a cell (monk's bedroom) in the dormitory area of the Convento. You'll have to pop around in and...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite places to visit, every single time its a mix of peace and and humbleness. This monument made me love history, how crazy it is to think this little city, lost in the middle of portugal was a stop to...More

1  Thank Cláudia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed all this and great they could built such buildings in the past. The gardens were also great!

Thank Liz en Theo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can visit the castle grounds and walls for free; very beautiful with good views all around. There is an entrance fee (12 euros for a family of four or 6euro for each adult) to go inside, and it is very well worth it. It...More

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

again, as almost all special places in Portugal, you pay a mere 6€, to get a visit that lasts hours. We started our visit around 9h40, and by 10h30 we thought it was finished (there was a sign saying EXIT), but it was just the...More

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Does the building illuminate at night like a lot of other churches in Portugal?
4 March 2017|
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Response from Magdalena7301 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it does
Terri W
Is the "Name Of The Rose" performance worth seeing? If so, how does one go about booking for spots in advance. I have been coming up empty with my searches for this thus far. Thanks in advance. Terri
4 February 2016|
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Response from Manuel M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think so! The company (Fatias de Cá) is great. I can tell as I've seen some of their plays. Just one note: They perform in Portuguese...
Margaret V
Is there fee parking near the convent and castel?
25 June 2015|
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Response from kftw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was. There is also a little train that you can pick up at the town square and for 2E round trip will take you to the entrance.