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Cathedral Se, Funchal

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
One of Madeira's few surviving colonial-era churches, Cathedral Se serves as an intact example of Portuguese Gothic architecture. Visit the cathedral, opened in 1514, and admire its squat, sturdy construction featuring a bell tower and wide, arched doorway. You can wander the building's three interior naves, which are full of ornate wooden furniture and carvings and which feature a vaulted, wooden ceiling. You'll find that the backs of the chairs are themselves are adorned with depictions of religious figures. Don't miss seeing the silver cross of King Manuel, one of the best-preserved and most well-regarded pieces of its kind from that era in Portugal's history. A visit to Cathedral Se represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Funchal trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • The cathedral is located right in the center. I went twice to this place. The first time, the church was closed. I was lucky that it was open the second time to visit. From the outside, this appeared ...  read more »
  • In the heart of Funchal is the oldest Cathedral which was founded around the year 1450. The Interior of the Church is decorated with interesting and wander around in the area it is worth to enter it.
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  • Very nice and cool little church in the center of the city. But what najważ the monument of our John Paul II
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  • Not sure if they've updated this hotel since my visit in 2006. Back then it was quite dusty. Breakfast wasn't anything special.
  • Very well located. In the heart of Funchal. The staff is very friendly and the room is simple but comfortable. A bit noisy if you get a room facing the side street of the hotel but nothing too exaggerated.
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  • Nós anos 80 a albergaria catedral era do melhor que havia na madeira, bebi nesta casa muitos sumos de maracujá.
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  • Hotel very well located, friendly staff and consisting of breakfast.
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