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Igreja da Madalena

Largo da Madalena 1, Lisbon 1100-317, Portugal
+351 21 887 0987
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Nothing special

A church placed close to the Se de Lisboa(Lisbon Cathedral),at less than 200m.Not one of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania
No Photos - Rude Staff

We walked into the church and were the only visitors there. As I raised my camera to take a photo... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Craig M
,
Bermuda
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Largo da Madalena 1, Lisbon 1100-317, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A church placed close to the Se de Lisboa(Lisbon Cathedral),at less than 200m.Not one of the most interesting churches of Lisbon,but worth a short visid.The facade is plain,white,not very impressive. The interior is more interesting,with a very nice decorated ceiling.

Thank zuv
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We walked into the church and were the only visitors there. As I raised my camera to take a photo, I heard a loud banging noise coming from the front/side of the church. It was a staff member - the only other person in the...More

2  Thank Craig M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Found this while walking towards the Cathedral and at first thought it was ? The Church was first built in 1150 , burnt down, rebuilt, damaged again , then totaled by the 1755 earthquake ! Sounds like a Monty Python script ?? Rebuilt again by...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The present church is the reconstruction of the building from the 12th century which was destroyed by fire in the 14th century. It was additionally damaged by cyclone in 1600 and earthquake in 1755. Finally, it was rebuilt from its foundations in the 18th century....More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I arrived as a service was just coming to conclusion. Not very many worshippers but the church itself was nice and from the look of things, still active and used by the community. Love tile work in Portugal. There are great examples on this church's...More

Thank mrportland
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We've been past this church countless times and decided to pop in on Easter Monday. Very glad we did. The interior is beautiful and there is no charge to enter- nor was there a charge for the interesting exhibition about the Turin Shroud. Unfortunately it...More

2  Thank AlexSwallow
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

As you would expect as with Rome there are large churches with magnificent interiors all around. It is not the best example I have seen but impressive none the less.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

We visited it on the way to the Alfama Neighbourhood, Se cathedral and sao Jorge Castle. If you're hungry, as you face the church entry take the left road- Rua Madalena and go to the Adega de Manel- only locals eat here regularly!

1  Thank CristianCandea
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Dropped in here very briefly on way back from the cathedral. The church is pretty but dark. I had the misfortune not to notice the no photography sign at the side and was accosted by a boorish young man with a loud voice who proceeded...More

1  Thank BeatiMundoCorde
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