São João Baptista, Tomar

The Igreja de São João Baptista (Church of St. John the Baptist) in Tomar is a 15th-century church built by King Manuel I. It is worth a quick look inside for its black-and-white diamond mosaics and white-and-gold Baroque altar. One of the chapels on the right side of the nave is faced with antique tiles.

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Quick Facts on São João Baptista

Site Information
Names:Church of St. John the Baptist · Igreja de São João Baptista · São João Baptista
Country:Portugal
Categories:churches
Styles:Manueline
Dedication: St. John the Baptist
Dates:15th C
Status: active
Visitor and Contact Information
Coordinates:39.603109° N, 8.411708° W
Address:Praça da República
Tomar, Portugal
Phone:24/932-24-27
Hours:Tue-Sun 10am-7pm
Lodging:View hotels near São João Baptista
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours and prices can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

References

  1. Frommer's Portugal, 18th edition.

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© Filipe Ribeiro
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