Very interesting site to see where the monks lives and worked. each room was dedicated to a differs task. very cool.
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Within the Templar castle walls is the Convent of Christ. A stop here is highly recommended, and well worth the detour off the main Portugal visitation routes. This is a quite large facility with a truly magnificent window carving as part of a beautiful church...More
The Templar round temple, convent, old castle walls are all amazing. The paintings in the old temple are wonderful. The stone carvings are the best we have seen in Europe. The round chapel is similar to other Templar temples, like Temple Church in London. Be...More
We were taken there by "Tuk Lovers", based in Tomar main square, who provided vast amounts of information about the history and architecture.
It´s no wonder that this Convent, founded by the Temple Knights, is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage, because it´s one of the few really impressive places you can find. It looks beautiful in photos, but it´s really superb when you get there in a...More
A UNESCO world heritage site - and no wonder ! Do not miss this if you are in the area. No description can do justice to this remarkable site
Maybe you came to Portugal just to have the total wrap around experience of walking the ancient floors of this one of the largest convents in the world. Take a guide and learn many things they didn’t teach you in school! You’ll be smarter and...More
If you are anywhere near Tomar you have to visit this place. The buildings and setting are extraordinary and it has a very special atmosphere.