It differs from the standard, that's why I liked this beautiful cathedral so much. It looks a bit like a castle. Definitely worth the walk.
About Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior )
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As you walk through Alfama, you will come across many churches. Stop into each one for a few minutes - if you like what you see, stay longer. The Se Lisbon is not a mindblowing experience, like Alcobaca or Batalha, or the Jeronimos, but it's...More
Also known as Lisbon Cathedral, Igreja de Santa Maria Maior is a true cathedral, which is defined as the seat of a cardinal. The cardinal seat is often called the Sé, or See. The cathedral is the oldest church in the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Construction...More
This imposing fortress like building is Lisbon's cathedral & was built in 12th century after the Christian reconquest. We visited it and several other smaller churches on our stroll down from the castle. It was nice to find so many open for people to visit.
We took an Uber towards the cathedral and started our day with a visit. Very nice, and authentic place. Entrance is free, but if you pay a few euros you can visit the monastary too. It was worth it. You can see some archeological excavations...More
The Gothic architecture here has the very tall columns and arched ceilings down in pinks and gray concrete. Free to visit the church but a small fee if you want to visit the cloisters and relics.
I guess this a must see while in Lisbon. However, I found this place overrated. If you are into visiting old churches, then you will probably enjoy it. The church is located in a very congested area, tons of people. I would recommend wandering around...More
You have to visit here when you are in Lisbon, that is what you read in all travel guide. There are definitely many tourists and the building is great, but that is probably all.
Bought tickets for Masters of Lisbon Guitar Concert held daily in 1 of 3 locations. We attended concert in the cloister of Se Cathedral. Musicians Pedro Luis & Miguel Vieira da Silva (mikroduo) were spectacular! A wonderful evening of beautiful Latin music in an inspiring...More