Mosteiro De Sao Vicente De Fora

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The Italianate facade of the twin-towered St. Vincent's Monastery heralds an airy church with a barrel-vault ceiling, the work of accomplished Italian architect Filippo Terzi (1520–97),... Full review →


Let's Go

The Church and Monastery of St&*& Vincent is grandiose, with impressive architecture, vaulted ceilings, and an extremely intricate altar. However, the recorded classical music (to make... Full review →

However, the recorded classical music (to make sure you experience the proper amount of reverence)is a bit much.

Lonely Planet

Graça’s Mosteiro de São Vicente de Fora was founded in 1147 and revamped by Italian architect Felipe Terzi in the late 16th century. Since the adjacent church took the brunt of the 1755... Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

Its name, Fora, which means "outside the walls" indicates that, when the church was built, between 1582 and 1627, it stood outside Lisbon's city walls. The interior is outstanding for the... Full review →


On the Grid

One of the most fascinating monuments in Lisbon, the Mosteiro de São Vicente de Fora is a monastery of majestic proportions opposite our studio and a view that we will never take for granted. Full review →

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