A World Heritage Site, this fortified monastery offers some fascinating Templar history and the astounding stone carvings characteristic of Manueline architecture.

Facts & Stats on Convento de Cristo

Go Historic ID
318446
Names
Convento de Cristo
Convent of the Knights of Christ
Convent of the Order of Christ
Convento da Ordem de Cristo
Dates
1160-c.1600

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Terreiro de Gualdim Pais
Tomar, Portugal
2300
Contact
24/931-34-81

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Convento de Cristo - Tomar, Portugal