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Tomar in the region of Ribatejo is well-known throughout the world for the amazing structure of the Convento de Cristo which stands high above the town, dominating the skyline.

Convento de Cristo, Tomar, Portugal

Convento de Cristo, Tomar, Portugal

The Convento de Cristo was built in the 12th century. The most celebrated aspect of the building is the Chapter House Window designed by Diogo de Arruda in 1510.

Convento de Cristo, Tomar, Portugal

Apart from the Convento de Cristo the town also offers other attractions including a stroll along the River Nabao, some charming food at local restaurants and a quite base from which to explore the attractive local scenery.

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