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Just a nice regional church

Not a lot to talk about. The church itself is a nice example of parochial construction in a smaller... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Barrington, Illinois
Dornes, the special one😊

If you are around Tomar or Fatima.., please, make a break to visit dornes and enjoy the pure nature... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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1 Sep 2018
“Just a nice regional church”
5 Oct 2017
“12th Century Templar Tower built on 1st century BC Roman Ruins”
Church founded according to legend, by Queen Santa Isabel in the century. XIII and subsequently sent rebuild the commander of Dornes D. Frei Goncalo de Sousa, dirty coat of arms is inscribed on a tombstone in the main facade. Source: Tourist Guide...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
R. Nossa Sra. do Pranto 10, Dornes 2240-611, Portugal
+351 249 360 150
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Not a lot to talk about. The church itself is a nice example of parochial construction in a smaller Portuguese city. Very practical simple, yet beautiful. Worth the time to just drop by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This site wasn't open when we went but it is interesting site non the less. It offers a great view of the river. It conjures the history of the area when the Templar Knights were guarding the area from the neighbor Moorish people. The whole...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I am not a religious person. So it was normal. Nice to expend the day. Interesting. More interesting for a religious person I think.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Letícia S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

If you are on the way to Tomar you can stop by this small village. The old tower and the square above the lake make a good spot for photos. Drive all the way up to the tower you can park up there.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Markus B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you are around Tomar or Fatima.., please, make a break to visit dornes and enjoy the pure nature turned by the lake! Really wonderful, just on sunday unfortunately, you can't visit the tower, but even like this, i am sure you will get has...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Q3661RMdanielm
Reviewed 1 September 2016

When you are arriving at the Tourism Office of Dornes, just follow the mean street and drive still into the direction of the tower. Do not be afraid it is narrow but at the tower there is enough space to park the car. Here you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Dornes itself is a wonderful small village definitely worth visiting, and the church dominates the village's landscape. The church is built in the typical style but what makes is outstanding is the adjacent Templar tower that one can actually climb, too. Try getting here at...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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