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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A gorgeous, cavernous, experiential church connected to the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. It's pensive ornateness is unique relative to many other European churches that tend to go with the blingier-is-better school of thought, and specially beautiful. It also serves as some what of a pantheon with...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

You can visit the church via a separate line to the monastery (which has a very long queue) and it is free. Quite ornate inside, lovely pillars.

1  Thank NgFamilyLondon2013
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The architecture, vaulted ceilings, small finite details and the stained glass... majestic is an understatement.

1  Thank Dee2k17
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I’m not religious, but even as a nonbeliever, the architecture of this church is impressive with its high vaulted ceilings, very elaborate columns, and stunning stone elephants. Worth a visit. (Unlike the monastery, you can visit the church for free.)

3  Thank CamilleLune
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Beautifully detailed vaulted ceiling, ornate tombs including Vasco da Gama. Worth a visit. Note this attraction is free on the first Sunday of the month. There was no line to get in, unlike the adjacent Monastery.

Thank Tamara954
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The exterior of the church alone is magnificent and picture worthy. Its design and architectural style is really awesome. The church interior is also lovely and worth the visit. The church sacristy is also open to the public for EUR 1.50, which shows the old...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had visited Belem one afternoon and, arriving at the monastery too late to justify the cost of going in to see it, decided to look inside the church. Entry is free. We were fortunate enough that our visit coincided with the dress rehearsal for...More

1  Thank FiftyFifty5050
Reviewed 18 December 2017

When we were walking around Belem we came across this church and entered it during the service time. It was a beautiful service. The place had beautiful architecture.

Thank hsinghi
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful vaulted ceilings of this 500yo church. Next to the Monastery but the church is free. Worth a look if you like old churches.

Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The church is impressive and no fee charge for entering. The carvings and statues inside are nice including the tomb of Vasco da Gama. Worth to spend some time to study the local civilisation in more details. Recommended.

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I had looked for it on web site of the church, I don’t speak portuguese, but I’ve understood that it is from 10-18:00 hours daily, except sundays, when the visit is only until 16:00 hours. This is in summer time.
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