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Video: Marveling at a Templar Church in Tomar, Portugal

7 days ago   |   By Rick Steves

In this clip, I marvel happily about “discovering” something new - after all these years of travel.
It's Day 56 of my 100-day trip to Europe, and I'm in Tomar, a delightful town in central Portugal with little tourism and an amazing history. It's the hometown of our tour guide, Fatima, who was excited to splice a visit here into our regular itinerary. And I'm so impressed, I'm adding it to the next edition of our Rick Steves Portugal guidebook .
Towering above this charming, workaday town is a castle with an Oz-like circular church built 800 years ago by the Knights Templar. The church...
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