MONUMENTS & HERITAGE
BASÍLICA DOS MÁRTIRES
BASÍLICA DOS MÁRTIRES
MONUMENTS & HERITAGE
Basílica dos Mártires

It is said the origins of this church dates back to the foundation of Portugal. According to tradition, the first King of Portugal, Dom Afonso Henriques, built in that same location a little chapel to homage the crusaders killed 1147 in the capture of Lisbon. The current Basilica was planned by the architect Manuel Reinaldo dos Santos and was concluded in 1784. It is considered an ex-libris in the reconstruction of religious buildings on the aftermath of the 1755 earthquake. Located in the busy Garret Street, in the heart of Lisbon (Chiado), it displays a prolific baroque. Your attention to the arched ceiling and the recently restored organ attributed to Silvério Machado. The famous poet Fernando Pessoa was here baptized.

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1200-203 Lisboa
38.71062, -9.1414247
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