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Address: Praca da Republica, Sintra 2710-616, Portugal

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There is wonderful view over the Atlantic towards Cabo da Roca from Sao Martinho church square. I enjoyed the interior of the church as well and the rest of the village was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2016
bas k
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Simple church in the middle of Sintra, it is well maintained but has little to see. It is almost always closed. Parking is very difficult.

1 Thank João P
Vienna, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a small but picturesque church virtually right in the town center. Worth a photo but not a detour.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

There is wonderful view over the Atlantic towards Cabo da Roca from Sao Martinho church square. I enjoyed the interior of the church as well and the rest of the village was charming.

Thank bas k
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Great little cosy church, just to give you an idea of how small the Sintra community was back in the days. Worth a peak of you're seeing the downtown area!

Thank CristianCandea
cairo - egypt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

It is located right in the city center. It dates to the 12th & 13th centuries. This parish church was destroyed by the 1755 earthquake and rebuilt out of character at the end of the 18th Century. Of the original structure there remain only the Gothic chancel, visible from outside, and three Portuguese paintings on wood from the middle of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

This simple little church is right next to the Tourism Center in Sintra and is worth a few minutes of your time to pop in and see it and to take a gander at the view outside...

Thank jehenson81
belgrade, serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Church of Sao Martinho, founded in 12th century, originally Romanesque, was substituted by a Gotic temple during the reign of D. Dinis (13th century) and renovated between the 16th and the 18th century. It houses a Museum of Sacred Art, with pieces of great historic and cultural value.

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