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Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora

Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572, Portugal
+351 21 887 6470
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Largo Sao Vicente, Lisbon 1100-572, Portugal
Graca & Sao Vicente
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The church da Sao Vicente has a great architecture from the outside. The monastery has two yards and is a pure beauty. The view from the terrace is fantastic. Seems to be less crowded than the other places of Lisbon.

Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you are not tired of visiting churches in Lisbon, then this one is worth the visit too. Free entrance. There's a monastary annex this place too.

Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you like to visit churches with history, then you should go. This is a church with lots of soul. Go

Thank BelainMtl
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

But a guide or an information booklet would really help this place out. Worth visiting if you're in the area though.

Thank John V
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A well-worth visit, this Church has sublime architecture and, with no service taking place, was an oasis of calm and tranquility

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Just a few minutes walk after visiting Castelo Sao Jorge, might as we since you are already there. Situated up the hill so do expect a steep walk but lovely view from the top.

1  Thank johanbalan
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This church is not as well advertised as those around (Se or the Pantheon which are in the neighborhood). This is a pity - it is beautiful inside and outside. We were lucky to reach it during the religious service and it was an additional...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Some spirit or art around the wind can be seen in the monastery of Sagreja de São Vicente de Fora, a beautiful and representative church with local art and painted tiles. The original building was built in 1147 and was named "the monastery of St....More

1  Thank Yair1515
Reviewed 21 April 2017

One of the most beautiful churches in the city was founded in 1147 and rebuilt in 1582 outside the city walls (hence “on the outside” in its name). The church is famous for the world’s largest collection of tiles (more than one hundred thousand tiles...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora is one of the finest churches in Portugal. It was constructed at the beginning of the 17th century in a bold Renaissance style. The two tower facade is particularly striking.

1  Thank Nomadman411978
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Graca & Sao Vicente
You can be thankful that most common travel guides
don't mention Graça and São Vicente that often. Part
of Lisbon's historic center and "Old Town", they feel
like independent villages in the capital's center, and
more untouched than Alfama. Amazing views, restaurants
and parks, as well as important monuments like the S.
Vicente Church and the National Pantheon, make this a
spectacular option for those looking for a more
...More
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