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“The large domed edifice immediately behind and below São Vicente is the former church of Santa Engrácia”
"Memorials honor Henry the Navigator; Luís Vaz de Camões, the country's greatest poet; Pedro Álvares Cabral, "discoverer" of Brazil... and, of course, Vasco da Gama." Full review
Ask the guards to take you to the terrace for a beautiful view of the river.
"The dictator Salazar rededicated the building as the National Pantheon, although it now, ironically, houses the remains of some of his staunchest opponents. " Full review
Start at the ground level and see the tomb of the much beloved Amália Rodrigues, queen of fado.
"Begun in the 17C, the church was never completed. In the form of a Greek cross, it is now surmounted by a cupola, inaugurated in 1966." Full review
"In the 20th century, the Church of Santa Engrácia was converted into the national pantheon, in which important Portuguese personalities are buried" Full review
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"Panteão Nacional is literally the national pantheon, a magnificent monument just across Feira da Ladra flea market, worth a visit for its architecture, culture and history" Full review