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Tomar



Introduction of Tomar
City in Ribatejo province, 29 mi NNE of Santarem,central Portugal. Famous for the convent-castle of theKnights Templars, it was fortified against the Moorsin the 12th century and was the seat of the KnightlyOrder of Christ from the 14th to 16th centuries.Philip II of Spain was proclaimed king of Portugalhere in 1581.City in Ribatejo province, 29 mi NNE of Santarem,central Portugal. Famous for the convent-castle of theKnights Templars, it was fortified against the Moorsin the 12th century and was the seat of the KnightlyOrder of Christ from the 14th to 16th centuries.Philip II of Spain was proclaimed king of Portugalhere in 1581.

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