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National Pantheon of Santa Engracia

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Address: Largo de Santa Clara, Lisbon 1100 - 471, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 885 4820
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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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The sanctuary that is close to Alfama district where many famous Portuguese's graves are ! Worth to see the sanctuary and visit the graves !

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bialystok, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pantheon itself is a very beautiful building and worth seeing, however, there aren't too many things to see inside aside from the tombs of some famous Portuguese individuals (singers, politicians, football players). Note: Vasco da Gama and Luis de Camoes are buried in the Jeronimos Monastery, these tombs are just symbolic. If you're in the area and you have... More 

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Bialystok, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sanctuary that is close to Alfama district where many famous Portuguese's graves are ! Worth to see the sanctuary and visit the graves !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Pantheon is absolutely the winner for me against the Pantheon in Rome. The architecture is just amazing and monumental. The entry is only €4/person and you get the whole Pantheon with the interior, the gravesite of some of the most famous explorers and the dome which offer you a 360 degree city view. There was also an interesting exhibitions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit, very ornate , great views, cute neighborhood in the vicinity.We managed to see it on a tuk tuk tour.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The neighbourhood is almost a must-go, while the monument isn't. Look at it from the outside and that's it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a cruise and with the ship berthed just outside the old town, we had a good view of this all white, beautiful church from the deck. It is not a large church. The design and the architecture are exquisite and impressive. Backed by a blue sky, it offers undoubtedly an excellent photo opportunity. The climb from the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had arrived Lisbon early and left luggage at hotel, headed here for mid-day. Climbed the stairs to the choir and gained access to roof which has great views over Lisbon and onto Ponte 25 Abril.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Probably one of the most beautiful and impressive buildings of the city, with free admission for those who have the Lisboa Card. Absolutely spectacular 360 ° panorama from the upper terrace of the entire Lisbon, not to be missed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Pantheon is almost hidden despite its size amongst the hills then you find it and LOVE it. Yes you have to pay to get in, but this means it is much quieter than all the rest and is cavernous. The design means that the eerie choral music playing seems to come out of the walls. It is a fitting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

You might think it's a terrible thing to say, but the truth is there is only so much old stones and churches one can bear to see in one day. It's a lovely building, and for those who like it, go for it, to the top. We were happy enough just going around and passing our heads through the door.

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