Monastery of Santa Cruz

Local nameIgreja de Santa Cruz
LocationCoimbra, Portugal

The Santa Cruz Monastery, best known as Igreja de Santa Cruz, is a National Monument in Coimbra, Portugal. Because the first two kings of Portugal are buried in the church it was granted the status of National Pantheon. Founded in 1131 outside the protecting walls of Coimbra, the Santa Cruz Monastery was the most important monastic house during the early days of the Portuguese monarchy. St.

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Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m./ 2pm - 5pm
Sun: and religious holidays: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Free entry.

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +351 239 822 941

Address R. Martins de Carvalho, 3 Apartado 6024, 3001-801 Coimbra, Portugal

Coordinates 40°12'39.452" N -8°25'43.427" E

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