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Santarém is a city in the Ribatejo region of Portugal. Many of the city's churches are classified as national monuments.

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Santarém (/sɐ̃tɐˈɾɐ̃j̃/, suhng-tuh-RUHNGY) has a city population of 29,929 (2012), and the entire municipality has 61,752 residents (2011).

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Santarém is served by two motorways:

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Map of Santarém (Portugal)

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  • 1 Castle of Santarém (Castelo de Santarém). Of this 12th-century protective fortification, only the Torre das Cabaças tower and a few stretches of wall remain. Castle of Santarém (Q5049823) on Wikidata Castle of Santarém on Wikipedia
  • 2 Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Sé Catedral de Santarém). This 17th-century church was given the status of cathedral when Santarém became a Catholic diocese in 1975. Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Santarém (Q3580667) on Wikidata Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Santarém on Wikipedia
  • 3 Igreja da Misericórdia de Santarém (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Visitação). A 16th-century church built during the transition from the Renaissance to Mannerism. It has some Rococo features and has been a national monument since 1922. Igreja da Misericórdia de Santarém (Q5994082) on Wikidata Igreja da Misericórdia de Santarém on Wikipedia
  • 4 Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora de Jesus do Sítio. This 17th-century convent is an excellent example of Portuguese Mannerism. It's been a national monument since 1923. Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora de Jesus do Sítio (Q5994351) on Wikidata Igreja e Convento de Nossa Senhora de Jesus do Sítio on Wikipedia
  • 5 Igreja de Santa Maria da Graça (Igreja da Graça, Igreja de Santo Agostinho). Construction on this Gothic church began in 1380. Pedro Álvares Cabral, who "discovered" Brazil, is entombed here. It was declared a national monument in 1910. Igreja da Graça (Santarém) (Q5994070) on Wikidata Igreja da Graça (Santarém) on Wikipedia
  • 6 Igreja de Santa Maria de Marvila. Medieval Catholic church built on the ruins of an old mosque. A national monument since 1917. Igreja de Santa Maria de Marvila (Q5994176) on Wikidata Igreja de Santa Maria de Marvila on Wikipedia
  • 7 Igreja do Santíssimo Milagre (Igreja de Santo Estêvão). This 13th-century church was damaged by an earthquake in the 16th century and was rebuilt in Renaissance style. It was classified a national monument in 1997. Igreja de Santo Estêvão (Santo Milagre) (Q10300935) on Wikidata Igreja do Santíssimo Milagre on Wikipedia
  • 8 Igreja de São João de Alporão. 12th-century Romanesque church, a national monument since 1910. Igreja de São João de Alporão (Q10300766) on Wikidata Igreja de São João de Alporão on Wikipedia

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