Tomar

Deeply linked to the history of the Templar Knights in Portugal, Tomar is located on the banks of the Nabão River and is bordered to the southwest by the Serra d´Aire e Candeeiros. It presents some remains of the Paleolithic period, of the Roman occupation and even of the Arab presence, being, however, the marks of the Order of the Templars and of the Order of Christ the most interesting. In the historic center, visit the Church of São João Baptista, the Church of Santa Maria dos Olivais and the Old Synagogue. Also worth visiting are the Convento de Cristo Aqueduct and the Castelo de Bode Dam. The gastronomy of Tomar offers you delicious typical dishes: black pudding with rice and turnip greens, lamprey, slices of Tomar, "Beija-me Depressa" sweets, fresh cheese pudding, egg sweets and "gila" cheesecake.

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Where to sleep in Tomar

Hotel dos Templários
Hotel dos Templários

4 star

Renovated space, situated next to the historic centre, overlooking the Nabão River. Offers 163 rooms and 14 suites duplex, very well decorated and equipped wit…

Thomar Boutique Hotel
Thomar Boutique Hotel

3 star

Localizado na zona histórica de Tomar o Thomar, este hotel assenta num conceito assumidamente citadino que alia o conforto com um design marcante. Do rooftop p…

Hotel Kamanga
Hotel Kamanga

2 star

Simple and familiar atmosphere Hotel located in the center of the new part of the city of Tomar.

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