Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ), Lisbon

(3.9/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Medieval outside, and embracing Romanesque- and Gothic-styles from the inside, Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ) preserves sacred objects, including the casket with the remains of Lisbon's patron saint, St. Vincent. Since its original construction in 1147, the building has been damaged numerous times by earthquakes and fires. Today you can see traces of centuries-old fragments through the renovations. Notice the cloisters that were once gardens and today serve as cherished Roman, Arab and medieval excavation sites. Visit the cathedral to view its dark and mystical aisles and vaults, and see three Gothic tombs from the 14th century. Make Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior ) a centerpiece of your Lisbon vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Lisbon travel itinerary maker.
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  • At the foot of the picturesque district of Alfama, the Church obviously large and majestic. Architecture without too many overlaps, definitely worth a visit even if you are not particularly famous works. Visit that can be combined with that of nearby and more intimaChiesa of St Anthony, which is just a few metres
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  • I liked the Lisbon Cathedral, Romanesque Gothic meets here and the result is a church without inultili and very fine decorations. Admission is free and for a fee you can visit the Treasury.
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  • This Hill has always stood for something sacred, starting from the time of the Romans, then the Moors, then Christians then Muslims, then again Christians, etc. But his final appearance of the Church only adopted in the 20th century, because after the 1755 earthquake the year was strong, and is destroyed when you restore was finished in the then fashionable Baroque and Rococo, elements of which were removed in the early 20th century, and gave it a more Gothic look. If you sit on the 28th tram it takes quickly and without effort, you want to make, getting into endless slides of Lisbon.
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  • The Gothic-like style makes it extremely pleasant monument to admire, among others of secondhand be well preserved. At night the lighting makes it even more fascinating. A fascinating cathedral in the heart of the Alfama district. before passing every few minutes the famous tram 28, which connects the historic center to the Estrela Basilica. Do not miss a visit to the cloister.
  • A great place to visit. The tresor and the ruins are also great, you feel the history, however you have to pay an entrance fee for it.
  • Nice place but tiring
  • Beautiful, old church with free entry. Ceiling is so high and quick and easy walkthrough.
  • There are more beautiful churches in Lisbon than this over visited chathedral.