Panteão Nacional-Church of Santa Engrácia

Type: Architecture, Great Views, Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Attractions near Cruise Port: The chalk-white dome of the National Pantheon, the Church of Santa Engrácia, is a familiar landmark on Lisbon's eastern waterfront skyline. Royal architect Joao Antunes, considered one of the most...  Read More
Historic Sites: Despite the fact that the building wasn't completed until 1966, Santa Engrácia can still be considered an historic site due to the fact that, as the National Pantheon, the church houses cenotaphs of...  Read More

  • Attractions near Cruise Port: "You can avoid (most) of the steep stairs by using the elevator. Ask the custodian for directions."
  • Historic Sites: "After paying their respects to the various dignitaries buried here, visitors can take a lift to the top of the dome for a 360-degree panorama of the city."
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: The National Pantheon is within walking distance of Santa Apolonia cruise port, but it's an uphill jaunt so you'll need a stout pair of legs.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The National Pantheon, the Church of Santa Engrácia, houses the tombs and cenotaphs of some of Portugal's most revered and popular figures.

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