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Monuments in Tomar

Antiga Sinagoga de Tomar

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Rua Doutor Joaquim Jacinto, 73
2300-577, Tomar

Tomar

The synagogue of Tomar is probably the oldest Hebrew Gothic Temple. Temple built between 1430-60 and warrant close in 1496, during the expulsion of the Jews. After that was converted in prison and in 1923 is acquired by Samuel Schwarz and donated to the Portuguese State to create there the Portuguese-Hebrew Museum of Abram Zacuto. Saves a pillared room covered by a dome structure of edge.

Castelo de Tomar

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Terreiro de Gualdim Pais
2300-497, Tomar

Tomar

Castle built in the 12th century with the aim of becoming the headquarters of the Knights Templar. Built in a towering, of the primitive building only the walls surrounding the Citadel, the castle with its Tower of homage and the circular Temple. Inside the temple you can see an octagonal cloister, construction of the Romanesque style. D. Henrique built two cloisters and the Town Hall. D. Manuel added the Manueline nave, whose portico and Chapter House with its famous window, are stunning. The construction of this castle is due to Gualdim Paes and inserts in the offensive-defensive system of the …

Edifício do Cine-Teatro Paraíso

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Rua do Teatro
2300-573, Tomar

Tomar

Movie theater scene set in opposition and U-shaped plant with a capacity of 392 seats. It was in 1855 that began the construction of the Teatro Nabantino where, later, would emerge the Paradise movie theater, opened in 1924. The current building has suffered strong remodeling in 2002.

Antigo Convento dos Capuchos / Quinta da Anunciada Velha

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Quinta da Anunciada Velha
3205-432, Tomar

Tomar

Farm with traces of a primitive construction and a murária structure that maybe part of the old dormitory of the Friars and the site of the former Franciscan convent cloister. Featured for the whole tank and of the Oratory in the courtyard, which is a rare example of Manueline monastery garden.

Convento de Cristo

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Igreja do Castelo Templário
2300-497, Tomar

Tomar

Initially belonged to the order of the temple and went on, in the reign of King Dinis, to the order of Christ. This is one of the major monuments of national architecture, where all steps aesthetic, from the 12th century to the 18TH CENTURY, are profusely documented. The Cloister of King João III, the main Cloister of the convent of Christ, considered the most monumental and beautiful work of the Renaissance, undertaken by architect Diogo de Torralva. Enhance also the cloister of washes and the cloister of d. Henrique, dating back to the first half of the 15th century, the …

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Graça / Igreja e Hospital da Misericórdia de Tomar

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Avenida Cândido Madureira
2300-531, Tomar

Tomar

The Igreja da misericórdia was founded by King Dom Manuel I around 1510, along with the Lady of Grace hospital. Highlighting the paintings by Gregório Lopes and Domingos Vieira Serrão in the triumphal arch.

Igreja de São João Baptista

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Praça da República
2300-550, Tomar

Tomar

This church foundation date is unknown, but it is certain that it was reconstructed by the end of the 15th century, by orders of D. Manuel, and finished by 1510. It has three naves defined by lancet arches and it is sided by one bell ringer tower. It is decorated with Manueline motifs and on the inside it stands out the pulpit and the vault on the main chapel. It was classified as a National Monument in 1910.

Casa de Quental

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Rua do Quental, 12 - 20
2300, Tomar

Tomar

Manor of Mannerist style, with the ground floor as a service zone and the upper floor housing zone. The Porch of the House presents a set of columns embedded in the walls and the facade or the wall that closes the balcony, in your corner a column semi-detached and located near unusual in taking. Highlights also include the twin pillows of common moth to some existing ones.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição

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Largo de Nossa da Conceição
2300, Tomar

Tomar

It is one of the last works of John Castillo, Spanish architect born in 1475. The completion of the chapel took place in 1572-1573, designed to become the Pantheon of Dom João II. The building reflects the influence of Italian classicism in Portugal. This little chapel has three naves defined by Corinthian columns. Features flat pediments on the façade and in the transept and the entablature supported on Ionic pilasters of the corners. The inner harmony and domed cover with crafts.

Ermida de São Gregório

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Estrada do Prado
2300-908, Tomar

Tomar

16th-century temple with octagonal plant in main body, chancel and vestry. Is semicircundado by a porch. Highlight a Manueline portal and tile historian of the 18th century. The nave is surmounted by a balcony with shots at the vertices of the Octagon; the domed cover is topped by a weather vane with the cross. The door of the chapel of verga and door jambs with Manueline decoration rips in front of the high altar. The altar is surmounted by three niches, one with the image of Saint Gregory Nanzianzeno. In the chancel are the enxaquetados tiles and white beaded the …

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