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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 21 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a morning walking around the cloister and soaking in the history. Then we made our way to the tower and enjoyed spectacular views of Lisbon

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

On our way back from the Feira de Ladra and Panteao we could not help passing by this impressive looking church. As seems to be the case with everything in Lisbon it was built on a promontory so from the stairs leading to it you...More

1  Thank kwiewiorowski
Reviewed 15 February 2017

we visited here on a cruise stop in the city. The church is one of many and is worth the climb up from the harbour as it is beautiful inside and sunday mass was just ending as we arrived. A number of steps are required...More

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stumbled upon this gorgeous church not really by accident, but we were absolutely amazed by this hidden gem. We were here on the 24th of December, which is a day where most places in Lisbon aren't open, or only operate for half a day....More

2  Thank Amaxing
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great view from upstrais (Douwn Lisbon and tajo river) Historical. The temple is very simple, without any luxury.

Thank C_Pombo
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I would skip the church and just go to the cloisters. There's an entry fee (I think 5 euro), and you can go see some of the history of the church, as well as access the tombs to the last royal ruling family of Portugal...More

1  Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

While here make sure to visit the monastery right next door and visit the room with all the tombs of the Braganca Portuguese royal family.

Thank TheCanadianNavigator
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went in there because the net was adamant that there was an ivory Jesus in there... but we found none. Still, the church is lovely, it's fresh and nice for a little wander or prayer.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The church itself is drab but the paid visit to the classical cloisters with its blue panoramic tiles and access to the roof for outstanding views of this oldest section of the city is worth the admission. Tram 28 stops out front but walking down...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this place on a wander (if up a seriously steep slope can be called a wander) and agreed with other views that it's petty but not essential.

Thank CSN
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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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