São Roque Church

Very close to Doorm you would never know it but there is a church with the plainest façade in Lisbon and yet it has one of the city’s richest interiors. São Roque Church and Museum is easily missed in the hustle and bustle of checking out all Each of the chapels is a masterpiece of Baroque art but the showpiece is the fourth one on the left, the “world’s most expensive chapel.”

Photo by Luis Cozeto from Portugal (Igreja de São Roque, Lisboa.) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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