Tomar | Convent of the Order of Christ 

The Convent of the Order of Christ (PortugueseConvento de Cristo) is a religious building and Roman Catholic building in TomarPortugal, originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century. After the Order of the Knights Templar was dissolved in the 14th century, the Portuguese branch of the order was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, which supported Portugal’s maritime discoveries of the 15th century.


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