Lisboa

Panteão Nacional

Monuments | Religious Architecture

The Panteão Nacional, located in the historic area of Santa Clara, occupies the building originally intended for the church of Santa Engrácia, and houses the tombs of great figures in Portuguese history. Founded in the 2nd half of the 16th century, the building was completely rebuilt in the late 16th century by the architect João Antunes. Although it was never opened for worship, it preserves under the modern dome the majestic space of the nave, animated by a decor of colored marbles, characteristic of Portuguese Baroque architecture. A reference element in the city's profile and offering privileged views of the city's historic area and the Tagus River, it is classified as a National Monument.

Lisboa

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How to get

Bus: 712, 728, 734, 735, 704, 745, 759, 781, 782
Tram: 28
Metro: Blue Line (Santa Apolónia Station)

Schedule

April to September: 10 am to 6 pm (last entry at 5:40 pm)
October to March - 10 am to 5 pm (last entry at 4:40 pm)
Closed: Monday, January 1, Easter Sunday, May 1, June 13, December 24 and 25

Price

Normal ticket: 4 €
Free admission on Sundays and holidays until 2 pm for all citizens residing in national territory
Children and youth up to 12 years old (inclusive)

Contact

Address: Campo de Santa Clara - 1100-471 Lisboa
Tel .: + 351 218 854 820
Email: geral@panteao.dgpc.pt

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