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Tomar Free Tour

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Registered on May 25, 2020

Open Roads Portugal is a tourism brand created by 3 locals based in the beautiful city of Tomar, Portugal. Tomar is a city located in the Ribatejo region in the centre of Portugal, home to the UNESCO Heritage site, Convent of Christ, headquarters of the millennial Templars, of a unique synagogue in the country and of many other century’s old monuments and churches. Encapsolating an unmatching living history which permeates every corner, picturesque streets and an unrivalled natural beauty, Tomar makes one of the favourite spots for the tourists. ORP has been developing for a year now guided tours throughout the city, having already reached many people on the way with its compelling story-telling. We want to provide tourism which is truthful to reality, showcasing the local side of Tomar in the most genuine and original way we can! Come meet us!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The BEST and only free tour in town! Starting at the main square of Tomar, we will be greeted by its founder, D.Gualdim Pais. In his company, we will know more about the numerous symbols that hide around the square. Here, we will also have the opportunity to see the heritage left by King D. Manuel, including Saint John the Baptist Church, architectured in his own personal style. We will be on our way again, this time to enter the former Jews’ street and where we will go back to 15th century, to visit The Synagogue. A unique piece of Jewish history. Meanwhile let us observe the iconic corner windows, a symbol of once architecture. We will take a left to Levada Street where we will learn more about the old factories that took place there and the importance of the Nabão river to the city. Returning to the Serpa Pinto street, the main and most emblematic street of Tomar, we will make our way to the main square having the scenic image of the Castle and the Convent of Christ in the background. If you made it this far, congratulations, and we are looking forward to meet you!

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  • Meeting point:
    Praa da Repblica 36B 2300 Tomar Portugal
    Praa da Repblica 36B 2300 Tomar Portugal
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    Normally, we are in front of the statue, in the center of the square. We should be fairly easy to spot as we carry red umbrellas saying "FreeTour" and carry a identification plate on our chest as well.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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5.0
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4.86
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4.86
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4.71
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Manuel 07 Sep 2022
Salamanca
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
David, especializado en historia del arte, hizo un excelente recorrido por el castillo y el convento del Cristo, contestando a cuentas preguntas sobre detalles artísticos y de historia que le hicimos.
Maureen 03 Sep 2022
Seattle
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
I not only learned a great deal about the history of Tomar, but enjoyed the guide's fun manner. It was a terrific tour.
Emma 28 Aug 2022
London
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022
Highly recommended.
k 06 Aug 2022
Toronto
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
David was great, Informative relaxing tour
Yassine 05 Aug 2020
It was a great tour! Joao is perfect, great english, knowledge and ability to explain and answer questions. Moreover he is very smiling and pleasant. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know the beautifull city of Tomar and its history! Obrigado!
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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