Knights Templar Sites
Below is an illustrated index of the 3 Knights Templar sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
Temple ChurchLondon, EnglandThis 12th-century Norman church, known for its rare round shape and stone effigies, was built by the Knights Templar and contains several fascinating details.
Vera CruzSegovia, SpainConsecrated in 1208, Iglesia Vera Cruz was built by the Knights Templar to house a fragment of the True Cross. It has a unique 12-sided exterior, round nave, and Romanesque carvings.
Convento de CristoTomar, PortugalA World Heritage Site, this fortified monastery offers some fascinating Templar history and the astounding stone carvings characteristic of Manueline architecture.