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Templar quest in Portugal 2017 – Lisbon

I have just returned from a very Templar themed holiday in Portugal – in the next few blog posts, I’ll share my discoveries with you: Lisbon is the capital of modern day Portugal and a thriving, bustling city. But let’s…

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Tomar – mysterious city of the Knights Templar

Tomar was once a centre of Knights Templar power in Europe and possibly a location for the treasure they hid after being destroyed in the year 1307

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August 2017 – my Templar quest in Portugal!

The Templar Knight blog loves to visit Portugal every year and see the Templar stronghold of Tomar and visit the Viagem Medieval in Santa Maria da Feira

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Lisbon – from a Muslim to a Christian city

The conquest of Lisbon in the Crusades from its Muslim rulers was achieved by diverting a huge crusader army from all over Europe

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The Forgotten Templar Crusade – Spain and Portugal

The Knights Templar were involved in a bitter seven centuries long crusade in Spain and Portugal between Christian and Muslim kingdoms

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The glory of Carcassone and its turbulent history

A look at the best medieval walled cities in the world

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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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Jews and the Knights Templar – a complex relationship

The relationship between the Jews and the Knights Templar was complex with the knights protecting Jewish people

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Tomar – jóia dos Templários em Portugal

Tendo sido duas vezes para Tomar, em tantos anos, posso dizer-lhe que este é o destino dos Templários para se visitar. Você deve tratar-se de uma estadia no Hotel dos Templarios e durante o dia visitar o “Charola” ou igreja…

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