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Address: Rua da Republica, Evora 7000-656, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 266 704 521
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Well worth a visit

The Church houses also the bone chapel but is well worth a visit in its own right. Beautifully restored.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Church houses also the bone chapel but is well worth a visit in its own right. Beautifully restored.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Head for the top floor in the upper galleries of the church of Sao Francisco! Here you will find a collection inspired by a special interest in Christmas and its significance. It demonstrate the quality of the craftsmanship from 80 different countries - 2600 representations of Birth of Jesus. The exhibition of nativity scenes aims to follow St Francis of... More 

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Madera, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This church lies near the old city center. It houses the ominous and well known CHAPEL OF BONES OR CAPELA DOS OSSOS.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a hidden gem. You need to open the door and step inside. This church will take your breath away. It is a no cost attraction. We spent about an hour and it was worth every minute. The art work, the detail, the paintings, the furniture and tile murals. Just fantastic.this not you seen one you seen them all.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Like many churches in Portugal this is an opulent and splendid example of Catholic wealth - marble and gilded facades everywhere; a superb 'trompe-l'oeil' (just at the left hand exit of the church) which we almost missed! The roof terrace is great; you get some nice panoramic views over the city. The church has been restored one year ago and... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

For a little extra, you can look at both historical places and, believe it, they are both quite worth. The Church itself is a must go, but if you can access the border towers and high sides of the Church, where you can find a wonderful museum with the religious history of the city of Évora, you'll be quite happy.

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N.S.W. Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Having walked threw the Parque Infantil and on up to the Jardin Publico we came across this magnificent church such a surprise to come across it by accident.. We were unable to have more than a brief look as a church service was to commence. We kept meaning to return but with so much else to see we were unable.

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church right next to Chapel of Bones. We accidentally came across this church thinking it was the chapel of bones. Be sure to stop in and take a look around. There's no charge. Just be mindful of the locals praying and keep your voices down and photos to a minimum.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The sanctuary composed of human bones is dramatic and macabrely beautiful. They will try to shuffle you upstairs first, where there are some so-so religious artificers, a moderately interesting nativity collection, and a nice outdoor view from the top of the cathedral.

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Lagos, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

At a first glance, from the outward appearance and even when looking in from the doorway, this church may seem rather sober and plain. Nevertheless, once you've started walking around the aisles, checking out the several chapels and after getting to the choir (with its beautiful stalls and organ) i'm positive you'll change your mind.

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