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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 Dos Templarios Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

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

    Prix Prices from : 66 €

    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..

  • 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..

  • Estalagem Santa Iria

    Mouchão Parque P - 2300-586 Tomar

    This hotel is located in the charming city of Tomar, 500 metres from the Convent of Christ. It is set in a lush garden on an island in the Nabão River. In the guest rooms, Estalagem Santa Iria features a furnished balcony and free Wi-Fi. Rooms are s..

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