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How the Templars became the Order of Christ

How the Knights Templar survived in Portugal by changing their name

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Tomar hosts first Templar festival

Tomar is a former Templar citadel in central Portugal with a tower built by the knights called the Charola as Tony McMahon discovers

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Burial place of Templar Grand Masters

This is a Templar jewel – something everybody should visit. It’s the burial place of the Templar grand masters of Portugal – a church in the town of Tomar built in the very century that the order was formed by…

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Santiago de Compostela – burial place of Saint James the Apostle

How on earth can a town in Spain claim to have the body of one of the apostles of Jesus Christ? But that’s exactly the assertion made by Santiago de Compostela. For over a thousand years, its cathedral has boasted…

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