Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ), Lisbon

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Designated a national monument, Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ) was once the largest church in Lisbon and formerly served as the headquarters of the Inquisition. This church has seen its share of hard times, with an earthquake that crumbled the walls in 1755, then a fire years later. Keep an eye out for remnants of the flames that ravaged the structure in 1959, destroying many paintings and statues. Watch for the display of old newspapers in the back of the church. For Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ) and beyond, use our Lisbon trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Lisbon vacation.
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  • Possibly the most beautiful church I've visited. It is not in the typical circuit of the city but you can not miss it. The exterior not is very striking but the interior is surprising. The Church suffered a fire and you'll see them remains in the columns. Not have the overload ornamental that many temples religious offer and by this it makes more attractive. If you visit it with a local guide will have you your precious history. At the exit, on the corner take advantage and take a Ginjinha
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  • Very interesting, on a hot day you can cool and come relax and pray, I recommend
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  • This church is very interesting because it is one of the few that during the rebuilding after the great Lisbon earthquake, its walls stayed the way they were. It's not a big church nor ostentatious, but there's a good energy that runs.
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  • Nice church with a ton of history and particular charm. Worth a read to their wiki page.
  • Incredible internal structure showing earthquake and fire damage. Worth a visit.
  • Simplesmente linda!!!
  • There's a feeling to this church. Really with checking
  • Amazing hidden church.
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