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Igreja de Sao Roque

87
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
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Badge@2x 87

Excellent

say expert reviewers

Top 1% in Lisbon About the TripExpert Score

5 expert recommendations

6

Fodor's

Adjoining the church, the Museu de Arte Sacra (Museum of Sacred Art) displays an engaging collection of rich clerical vestments and liturgical objects. Full review →

1

Frommer's 33

The Jesuits, who at one time were so powerful they virtually governed Portugal, founded St.Roque Church in the late 16th century. Full review →

58

Let's Go

The Plague reached Lisboa in 1505, brought into the city on an infested ship from Venice. King Manuel I was not too happy about this and requested a relic of São Roque from the Venetians... Full review →

The church is truly magnificent, with not a square inch untouched by the ornate decorations, so be sure to look up at the beautifully painted ceiling.
2

Lonely Planet Tick@2x Top Choice

The plain facade... belies its dazzling interior of gold, marble and Florentine azulejos. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 53

A masterpiece of Italian Baroque, originally built in Rome in 1742, dismantled and transported to Lisbon where it was re-erected in around 1750. Full review →

Do not miss the paintings of the life of St Francis.

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