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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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  • The view from the roof (in the Tower) on the city of Évora is very friendly, the cloister is beautiful with its orange trees and hydrangeas, and must be a true haven of peace when it is hot. Cathedral interesting especially when you have the chance to attend the repetition of songs before mass (Sunday before 17: 00...)
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  • Climb to the roof is worth to see the sights of the city, the Church is very beautiful but not ls pay for entering the Museum
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  • In able to listen to the sound of a pipe organ. Since it was a Sunday morning, but the mass of? I have seemed are exercises of a pipe organ. I think Ito those same sounds heard with deep emotion.
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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.