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On the banks of the River Nabão, Tomar lies at the foot of a wooded hill topped by a castle built by the Templars in the 12C, within whose walls is the Convent of Christ. This Unesco World Heritage site has played a significant part in Portugal’s history and that of Western Christendom. The peaceful old town of white houses and rectilinear streets is also worth exploring. Once every four years, a famous festival (the Festa dos Tabuleiros) takes place here.

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  • The work of architect Diogo de Arruda between 1510 and 1513, this is the most striking example of the Manueline style anywhere in Portugal. From the roots of a cork-oak, supported by the bust of a captain, springs forth a twisting decoration that cli..

  • Built in the 12C in emulation of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, this two-storey rotunda structure is internally octagonal and supported on eight pillars; a vaulted ambulatory separates the inner core from a polygonal (sixteen-sided) e..

  • Convento de Cristo Recommended Recommended

    Terreiro de Gualdim Pais P - 2300 Tomar

    On top of the mound which dominates the town, the 12C walls enclose the buildings of the Convent of Christ whose construction lasted from the 12C to the 17C. This is a veritable museum of Portuguese architecture where the Romanesque, Gothic, Manuelin..

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  • Hotel Trovador Two stars Two stars

    10 De Agosto De 1385 Nº 22 P - 2300-553 Tomar

    Prix Prices from : 22 €

    Located in historic Tomar, with the bus and train stations at its doorstep, this guesthouse offers a traditional feel. All rooms are air conditioned and fitted with a private bathroom offering bathrobes. Along with a work desk, each room features ca..

  • Hotel Sinagoga

    Rua Gil Avô n.º31 P - 2300-580 Tomar

    Located in Tomar old town, Hotel Sinagoga offers a 24-hour reception and free WiFi access. This air-conditioned hotel includes a bar on site and elevator accessible rooms. Each simply decorated room comes with a satellite TV, desk and telephone. The..

  • Hotel Dos Templarios

    Largo Candido Dos Reis, 1 P - 2304-909 Tomar

    Set in luxuriant gardens, Hotel Templarios offers spacious rooms with balconies overlooking the Nabão River and Mouchão Park. It features a spa and lagoon-style pool with views of Tomar Citadel. Each of the hotel’s rooms is bright and elegantly deco..

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