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National Pantheon of Santa Engracia

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Address: Largo de Santa Clara, Lisbon 1100 - 471, Portugal
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Built in 1681, Santa Engracia Church is the National Pantheon, where the...

Built in 1681, Santa Engracia Church is the National Pantheon, where the elevator inside whisks visitors to the top of the dome to enjoy a sweeping 360-degree panorama of the city below.

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Lovely building that offers even better views

We came across this by accident. We were wandering the lanes of the Alfama district and turned a corner to be astonished by the view of this starting white building shining in the... read more

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We came across this by accident. We were wandering the lanes of the Alfama district and turned a corner to be astonished by the view of this starting white building shining in the sun. It's worth reading up about the concept either before or taking the time to read the info boards when you are there. It is very cheap... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Only recently completed this immense building contains the tombs of famous Portuguese including fado singer Amalia. You can buy a combine ticket to this and the tile museum for 7 E and save 2E. Take a taxi to the tile museum after visiting here. Not for those afraid of heights, you can climb up to the rotunda and look down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were not sure what this was, but we saw in the distance and thought to have a look while we were wondering around Alfama, did not regret, where you can glimpse the great work inside and the dome above from below then take the steps up its not long so don't worry you can go up to the dome... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went there one November morning to see Feira de Ladraia flee market which takes place in a square and streets around it. Strange combination: such a monumental church full of the tombs of Portuguese heroes as the Pantheon and the down to earth market. Yet it did work for us. We also managed to visit another church nearby -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Lisbon on a cruise weather cold but a lovely clear blue sky could see this buiiding from the ship, so made our way up to the building walking quite steep streets. Looked stunning against the blue sky paid a couple of euros entrance.contains tombs/monuements to important portuguese people. Decided to go up to the gallery 181 steps but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Almost didn't make it to see this sight, but I'm so glad we did...breathtaking architecture on the inside. Climbing to the top gallery was totally worth it. Rain clouds opened up for us and the view was probably my favorite in the entire city. If you're on the fence, just do it--you won't regret it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of small coffee shops around with traditional snacks and cheap beer with an excellent view of Lisbon If you don't want to walk uphill just take the tram Visit pantheon from outside Quite big and with a nice architecture

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This one is a magnificent building when seen from outside and your jaw will drop when you go in. It is simply amazing and you must visit. In addition to the beautiful walls and views both inside and to the outside (with access to the balcony) it contains the tumble stones of many of important persons in portugal story. I... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Certainly not as old as Pantheon in Rome but it does rival those in Paris and Rome in grandeur. Off the tourist track so no crowds. Close by is the St Vincent's church where a few of the kings were buried. If you happen to go on Tuesday or Sat, there is a flea market in between. The 28 tram... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Slightly off the beaten path, this massive historical monument, while not ancient, is beautiful for its architecture and the truly stunning views of Lisbon that it offers. The immediate neighborhood is also quite charming and worth exploring.

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