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Se Catedral de Evora, Evora

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One of the oldest buildings in the city, the Gothic Se Catedral de Evora forms part of a complex of historical buildings that are on the World Heritage List. This building, the largest medieval cathedral in the country, features two eye-catching towers, each with a different conical spire. The building's cloisters, completed in the 14th century, include marble statues of the four evangelists and a polychrome statue of the Virgin Mary. Take the cloisters' spiral staircase to reach the upper story, which offers unobstructed views of the cathedral complex and the surrounding landscape. After you see the view from the top, descend to the cathedral museum, noted for displaying a 17th century reliquary encrusted with 840 diamonds and 402 rubies. By using our Evora trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Se Catedral de Evora and other attractions in Evora.
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  • My wife and I visited Evora today. A tour of the Se Catedral was very nice and we thought it was worth paying a couple of extra Euros to also tour the palace. We had lunch at the cafe that is right ne...  more »
  • It is worth visiting the Cathedral and climb to the roof of the same, to take advantage of the landscape which has the historic centre of Évora.
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  • Outstanding location in the history of Évora, is a lot of history of Portugal has passed. The beautiful and is one of the binding sites to visit.
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  • Stunning church established in the mid 1500s. Very medieval! It was 3,50€ to walk about the tower, cloister and actual church portion. The steps to the beautiful vista overlooking miles around Portugal are tight! But the view is 100% worthwhile. The cloister is also lovely and there's a WC as well as a tiny faucet if you want to refill your water. The vending machine doesn't work. It was absolutely quiet and barely anyone was there when we went-- so perfect for pictures and being in your feels. Highly recommend
  • A splendid church in Evora. I enjoyed the fact that it was very quiet and not jammed packed. It is a bit off the beaten path, and is a great addition to an Evora day.
  • The tower offers view of the city of evora, with beautiful altars, I love the “rope” of hanging the lamps especially.
  • One of the most beautiful churches in Portugal. It's fantastic architecture and have a fantastic views on top..
  • When visiting Evora the cathedral is a must.