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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Se Catedral de Evora and many more Evora attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Evora trip planning website .
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  • We have visited many churches, cathedrals, and chapels during our swing through Portugal this Spring. This cathedral offers the option of climbing to the roof. Of course, there is a fee, and it depend...  more »
  • Beautiful Cathedral. Incredible construction and architecture, is the largest Cathedral in Portugal, amazing!
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  • Climb the towers of the Cathedral is a bit tiring, but worth the visit and the view of Evora. Linda Church and historical wealth.
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  • A veritable fairy tale cathedral. Don't be dissuaded by the relatively commonplace name; though "chapel of bones" is certainly flashier, you can get far better views from the cathedral roof than anywhere else. You can also get a very good look at the cathedral towers from within, which are spectacular.
  • This is excellent !! Wonderful tower with 360 degree views! Beautiful! The cloister is so nice too! Beautiful church. Have to pay extra for treasury access.
  • Beautiful medieval cathedral with nice cloister and well decorated cupola. One of few churches where you can walk on the roof and see the city around.
  • Ancient (13th century but rebuilt in the 18th century) religious monument in Évora with a mixed of different architectural styles.
  • Wonderful experience for 3,5€ per adult you have access to the church, cloister and the roofs of both the cloister and cathedral!! I have been to many cathedrals all over Europe but this was the first time I've ever been on the roof of one! What an incredible experience this cathedral offers! Both the cloister and the cathedral roofs allow you to take great photos and have a wonderful view of Évora and the surrounding countryside. We were there during a late October afternoon and had the roof to ourselves!
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