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Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior )

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Address: Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 886 6752
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Cathedral Se, a large fortress begun in 1150 A.D. by Afonso Henriques, is...
Cathedral Se, a large fortress begun in 1150 A.D. by Afonso Henriques, is the burial place for Lisbon's patron saint, St. Anthony.
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Great church

Wonderful design. Many nice paintings inside the church. Amazing surrounding area to walk. I've been here in Sunday afternoon and it was for free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Didn't realise this was the main cathedral until afterwards, that's how un-imposing it is, bit surprised for the capital city

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Of all the places visited, this has the greatest mashup of gothic and mod, history and today. It's not just the church, which is a stellar representation of 900-year-old architecture. The streetcar line in front of the church, in the old world lemonade stand, mashes together with the chic Italian restaurant inside of the church, which straddles its tables alongside... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wonderful design. Many nice paintings inside the church. Amazing surrounding area to walk. I've been here in Sunday afternoon and it was for free.

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Niagara Falls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lots and lots of history and architecture styles. There is no charge for the main church. Pay the €2.5 for the cloisters, the archeological site dates back to the Phoenicians including parts from the Moors, Romans, etc. Go along the edges to see the many beautiful chapels.

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Lagoa, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lisbon’s main Catholic Cathedral, a classic of medieval architecture. You can take an electric tram (the old fashioned ones) and just stop off very near the Cathedral. If you take the special tourist tram (well worth it) you can hop on and hop off. The Cathedral is the official seat of the Patriarch, attributed to the bishop of Lisbon since... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For everyone who likes churches, for every fan of medieval architecture and for those who like the magic of colors, darkness in the corners. I recommend to visit at Saturday. If you are lucky you can see a Portuguese weeding

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

the cathedral is very impressive ...first built 1147...you can call Sé de Lisboa ...mix architecture:romanesque,baroque and gotic

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Massive historical cathedral in Alfama. On of the "must see" places in Lisbon, but actually there are many other cathedrals having more impressive interior.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Take a look through the imposing structure of the 12 century Se cathedral. which is constructed directly over a mosque and roman ruins. Very mysterious. You have to visit the religious nave and the cloisters for 2.5 Euros. It would be good to walk up through Alfama but if you are coming in from Baiza, take the small yellow tram.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This Cathedral of Lisbon, located in the Alfama district is a profoundly powerful worship space, with the nave dating to the year 1150 AD. This original portion is built as a typical Romanesque Basilica, with heavy rounded Arches, high ceilings, small windows, minimal decoration, and relatively small seating capacity. The Eastern portion and high alter had been leveled in the... More 

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Additional Information about Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior )

Address: Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 886 6752
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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