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Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais

Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar, Portugal
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Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit when 1 has the time. It has a tombstone with the names of all the grand masters of the Knights Templar as the original ones were no longer there.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 25 October 2016

While walking the Caminho Portuguese, we visited Tomar because of its historical significance, and were not disappointed. The church is just outside the the center of the city, but well worth the short walk and the perfect complement to a tour of the Templar castle....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is worth a visit - to see the Chapel of Mary, visiting the sacred feminine. Simple architecture but beautiful. Also whilst you are there donate some money as some of the roof is leaking and needs some restoration.

Thank shirley327
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Located on the opposite side of Rio Nabao (from the old medieval town), this modest church is the final resting place of Gualdim Pais, founder of Tomar. There are also tombs of roughly 20 Knights Templar here along with several Grand Masters. There are many...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 16 July 2016

After a while, generally in europe you can't see too many more churches. but this was in the piazza and it was easy to pop in just at the end of the service. Do in truth I was enjoying people watching, as they dress very...More

Thank Littlealba
Reviewed 18 May 2016

In this church, there are the tumb of the most importante Mestre Templário in Portugla (Gualdim-Pais)

Thank Luis F
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Wonderful Church to behold from the outside, quite simple on the inside, but if one reads the historic background before arrival, it will mean so much more to see the church and to walk around inside of it. Its from the 1300, its a Templar...More

Thank 457clover
Reviewed 13 March 2016

It's not a rich church, but full of history. There is a very nice guide that is able to tell its history and also some of the tales related to Templars...

Thank Josip57
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Really nice gothic church with a beautiful detached bell tower. The second best attraction in Tomar after the convent.

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 20 November 2015

The Portugese are rightly proud of their churches and religion. A visit to any old church will give an insight into architectural heritage.

Thank David S
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Margaret V
Igreja de Santa Maria do Olival ou Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, Portugal - Is it possible to go by car to this church. Is there free easy parking close by?
26 June 2015|
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joao-andre085
Olá. Eu pretendo visitar a cidade em Agosto, ou no dia 4/8 ou no dia 6/8. Gostaria de saber como aceder aos templos de Santa Maria dos Olivais e a Capela de Santa Iria. Existe bilheteria ou o acesso é gratuito? Obrigado, aguardo.
28 June 2016|
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