Igreja de Sao Roque, Lisbon

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With a modest, whitewashed facade, Igreja de Sao Roque boasts an ornate and lavishly decorated Baroque interior. Dating back to the 16th century, it remains one of the oldest Jesuit churches in the world, serving as their headquarters for over 200 years. Step inside and view numerous chapels, each adorned in gold, marble, precious stones, and delicate carvings. Admire the statues, religious paintings, and colorful mosaics that embellish the walls and ceilings of the opulent church. Put Igreja de Sao Roque into our Lisbon trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lisbon.
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  • It features a beautiful façade and a beautiful interior. It is considered one of the most expensive chapels in the world. Part of the chapel came from Rome and was paid with Brazilian gold, they say. Free. Next door is the Museum of St. Roque. Close on Mondays.
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  • This Jesuit church was built in 1566– and fortunately not damaged by the terrific and devastating earthquake if 1755. Showpiece of the 8 side chapels: the Capela de São João Baptista( realized in 1745...  more »
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  • An old Church. You can go in, but much better from outside. You can approach it with an elevator or by walk. There are a lot of restaurants in nearby. Grab a glass of wine and enjoy the view. 🍷
  • One of the most beautiful churches in Lisbon! Definitely worth a visit. There is also a museum attached that is worth checking out as well. For those that celebrate Mass, they do have regular services. The church does close down in the evening so plan your visit accordingly. Worth checking out!
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