We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Lovely Cathedral” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral Se

Cathedral Se
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #22 of 49 Attractions in Funchal
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: A visit to Portugal's magnificent cathedral, dating from the 1400s, is a must-see during a tour of Funchal.
Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Lovely Cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This was a lovely Cathedral in the heart of Funchal Old Town. It was easy to walk to and was interesting to visit.

Visited July 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

174 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    55
    59
    51
    8
    1
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
edinburgh, scotland
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Tiny cathedral”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is the smallest cathedral I have ever visited. Nothing like the ornate cathedrals, even churches of Italy, for example. The ceiling is interesting but very hard to see in the weak lighting. I realise they are probably trying to protect it but other places manage to illuminate at least part of an area. Don't go out of your way to visit but worth going in if you're passing.

Visited July 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nieuwrode, Belgium
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Not that special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Quit dissapointing empty. Nice view over the centre of town on rooftop.

Visited June 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BIRMINGHAM UK
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Centre of Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

A church used by locals all the time. Not as ornate as some of the other churches .

Visited June 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chatham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
43 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Lovely interior”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

The outside of the cathedral is not so dramatic as some of the English ones but it was very attractive inside. There were lovely blue and white tiles near one of the entrances showing angels and cherubs etc

Visited May 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Cathedral Se also viewed

 

Been to Cathedral Se? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cathedral Se, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.