Igreja de Sao Roque, Lisbon

4.6
#5 of 601 in Museums in Portugal
With a modest, whitewashed facade, Igreja de Sao Roque boasts an ornate and lavishly decorated Baroque interior. Dating back to the 16th century, it remains one of the oldest Jesuit churches in the world, serving as their headquarters for over 200 years. Step inside and view numerous chapels, each adorned in gold, marble, precious stones, and delicate carvings. Admire the statues, religious paintings, and colorful mosaics that embellish the walls and ceilings of the opulent church. Put Igreja de Sao Roque into our Lisbon trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lisbon.
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  • This is a beautiful church here. The exterior architecture is average. The interior is richly decorated.  more »
  • Church of San Roque is very rectangular in design, with the most opulent chapels around the perimeter of the nave. The altar is not bad, but it really gets lost in the rest of opulence. The ceiling is...  more »
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  • The most beautiful church I've ever seen in my life. I spent about an hour here admiring the amazing internal architecture... wow. It's got to be seen!! :-O
  • Beautiful church. Well worth a visit inside and taking your time to explore each of the altars. Is was decorated at Xmas with colourful paper birds which gave an even more splendid feel to the ambiance of it inside. Right in the middle of tourist areas this has not lost its charge and is still a great place for quiet and reflection
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