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The town of Tomar was born inside the walls of the Convento de Cristo, constructed under the orders of Gualdimde Pais, the fourth grand master of theKnights Templarin the late 12th century. A beautiful listed city with a magnificent Knights Templar Castle and convent.
January 23, 2017
Tomar has a world heritage centre & was home to the Knights Templar. If you love history, art, etc. then visit here
Tomar is one of Portugal's historical jewels. Tomar was born inside the walls of the Convento de Cristo, the Convent of the Order of Christ, originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century.