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Monastery of Lorvao

Lorvao 3360-106, Portugal
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Nice baroque church

This monastery is worth a visit, mainly the church, the choir stallion, the organs and the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Vitor A
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Lisbon, Portugal
interesting drive to get there!

This mosterio is in a tiny village well off any tourist route and with no restaurant or bar serving... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
toniShanghai
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shanghai
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Sep 4, 2017
“Nice baroque church”
Jun 22, 2017
“interesting drive to get there!”
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Lorvao 3360-106, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This monastery is worth a visit, mainly the church, the choir stallion, the organs and the grid-iron which separated the nuns from the local penitents. The rest of the dependences are not so interesting; probably when the museum opens it will be also worth to...More

Thank Vitor A
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This mosterio is in a tiny village well off any tourist route and with no restaurant or bar serving food so be warned and don't go lunch time! The building itself is a work in progress but worth a visit. I have to say we...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

It used to be a very important monastery back in the medieval times, with some important manuscripts, now kept in Lisbon, made there. Nowadays its trying to regain some of its importance after a long period of having served as mental hospital. The local custodian...More

Thank Thomas O
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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

This monastery is absolutely magnificent! You should visit it and enjoy the lovely pastry found in the local cafes. You won't regret it.

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Reviewed 13 December 2014

Lorvão monastery is a lost gem. It has an amazing history dating back probably to the VI century. Today it offers an imposing church, a beautiful choir and very interesting works of art. The monastery has a person that takes care of the monument, touring...More

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