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Convent of the Capuchos

27 locals recommend ·

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Pedro
Pedro
June 20, 2019
Magical and harmonious place. Peaceful
Elia
Elia
June 22, 2017
It is a beautiful and paceful place. Normally it is empty and you can enjoy the silence. Really worth a visit.
Anabela
Anabela
October 16, 2019
Hidden in the woods is this fascinating hobbit-like convent, originally built in 1560 to house friars, who lived in incredibly tight conditions, in small cells with low, narrow doors.
João
João
August 11, 2018
The Capuchos Convent is an old convent of the Order of St. Francis which is located in the Serra de Sintra
Patricia
Patricia
April 2, 2018
Capuchos Convent, also known as Santa Cruz or the Cork Convent, was built in 1560 by Dom Álvaro de Castro, in fulfilment of a vow by his father, Dom João de Castro, who was Viceroy of India. Its tiny cells, little chapel, refectory and other dependencies, installed in the rock and lined with cork,…

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Location
Colares, Lisboa 2705
Phone+351 21 923 7300
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM