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São Roque Church in Lisbon – What to know before visiting

“São Roque Church in Lisbon – What to know before visiting” will explain the history, the hidden treasures, and the logistics of visiting one of Lisbon’s most beautiful churches. The church’s plain and simple exterior does nothing to foreshadow the Baroque style, the oil paintings, the gold gilding, the painted ceilings, the glazed tilework, and …

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National Coach Museum – one of the best carriage museums in the world

With nearly 400,000 visitors per year, the National Coaches Museum, Museu Nacional dos Coches,  is one of the most visited museums in Lisbon, and it is one of the largest and most valuable collections of horse-drawn carriages in the world.  Originally the museum was housed in The 1905 Royal Riding School which was part of …

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