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“Beautiful Old Church”

Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra)
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Beautiful Old Church”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

The exterior doesn't give you any indication of the beautiful carvings and sculpture that await inside. The height of the ceiling and surrounding art is well worth the visit.

Visited September 2013
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Grea atmosphere and worth a look around, great high alter piece. Dress appropriate not to upset locals.

Visited August 2013
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Wroclaw, Poland
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“Great !”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Fantastic example of the church of Roman style, not messed up with baroque, there are not so many of such churches in the world, the visit costs 2 euro but it is absolutely worth this money. Very beautiful altar. Cloister is built in gothic and it is easy to see the difference between two styles.

Visited August 2013
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“a magnificent Romanesque”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

A remarkably beautiful Romanesque church with a lovely cloister off to the side. The stone of the portals is worn but of a golden cast. The interior times, as in so many other Portuguese churches, are magnificent. The main altar and the two side alters warrant a close look.
There is a 2 euro charge (going to the restoration of the building): it is a bargain, given the solemn beauty of this magnificent church.

Visited July 2013
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“Worth the visit!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Beautiful structure -- not like the "over-the-top" cathedrals in Spain, but well worth the visit. Wear good walking shoes -- the streets are all cobbled!

Visited June 2013
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