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Address: Rua da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-191, Portugal
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The Cathedral is well worth a visit and if you are lucky like we were you will be able to listen to organ practice, which was beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2016
Marilia A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Cathedral is well worth a visit and if you are lucky like we were you will be able to listen to organ practice, which was beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

While strolling along through the city of Heroismo Do Angra, I came across what I thought at first tone a lovely church, until once inside, did the size of it set in. I attended the 11:00 Sunday service and was amazed with the acoustics. The Cathedral is worth a visit. They charge €2 to enter during none service hours and... More 

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Thank Gregg R
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

the cathedral is located in capital of Terceira Island, which is listed on the UNESCO list, there are tour to visis the place and the tower

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

A huge church with fine solid architecture. Well decorated if a little austere for my taste. Friendly volunteers who will help answering questions. All set in a very imposing position.

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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The cathedral is in the heart of the city. It is beautiful to look from the outside but for only 2 Euros you can go inside and enjoy all art, architecture and history it offers. At the time of our visit my wife and I were the only visitors, so I asked if I could take tripod inside, which they... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

This church is right in the heart of the city and is so beautiful. It's up a hill but worth walking to. I really loved the church bells and the sculpture outside.

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Thank Heather R
Morganville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Beautiful cathedral housing unexpected gallery of modern paintings adorning columns of its aisles. Worth visiting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Located an easy walk from mosr anywhere in Angra this is a stunning church inside and out. The frescos inside are beautiful.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We did not pay the 2EU to go in, not that into churches, but we walked around the outside of the church and it is really beautiful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The Se, as it is most commonly called, is the seat of the Bishop of Angra and the heart of all churches in the Azores. Pope Paul ll visited the cathedral in 1991. The church dates back to 1570 and took 48 years to build. It was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1980 and a fire in 1983. It... More 

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