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Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais

Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar, Portugal
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Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar, Portugal
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The church is quite renovated on the inside, but if you are interested in the Templars of Tomar it is worth a visit, as this was their burial church. Interesting also for getting a sense of medieval Tomar, as its location marks the end of...More

Thank Olympia B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful Catholic Church has easy access. Daily Mass and Adoration in the Chapel on Thursdays were devoutly attended. The language was Portugese for prayers & singing but the priests all spoke English and we're welcoming. Enhanced my visit to this charming community of Tomar.

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Church of Santa Maria do Olival is a Roman Catholic church built in the 12th century which has 22 Templar Knights who were buried there. The visit is interesting and this church is related to the convent. It is modest but yet has its...More

Thank Freddy_on_trips
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit when 1 has the time. It has a tombstone with the names of all the grand masters of the Knights Templar as the original ones were no longer there.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 25 October 2016

While walking the Caminho Portuguese, we visited Tomar because of its historical significance, and were not disappointed. The church is just outside the the center of the city, but well worth the short walk and the perfect complement to a tour of the Templar castle....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is worth a visit - to see the Chapel of Mary, visiting the sacred feminine. Simple architecture but beautiful. Also whilst you are there donate some money as some of the roof is leaking and needs some restoration.

Thank shirley327
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Located on the opposite side of Rio Nabao (from the old medieval town), this modest church is the final resting place of Gualdim Pais, founder of Tomar. There are also tombs of roughly 20 Knights Templar here along with several Grand Masters. There are many...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 17 July 2016

After a while, generally in europe you can't see too many more churches. but this was in the piazza and it was easy to pop in just at the end of the service. Do in truth I was enjoying people watching, as they dress very...More

Thank Littlealba
Reviewed 18 May 2016

In this church, there are the tumb of the most importante Mestre Templário in Portugla (Gualdim-Pais)

Thank Luis F
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Wonderful Church to behold from the outside, quite simple on the inside, but if one reads the historic background before arrival, it will mean so much more to see the church and to walk around inside of it. Its from the 1300, its a Templar...More

Thank 457clover
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