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Se de Lisboa ( Igreja de Santa Maria Maior )

Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585, Portugal
+351 21 886 6752
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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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Largo da Se, Lisbon 1100-585, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take the 28 tram up to the impressive cathedral in the Alfama district. Lisbon cathedral, commonly called the Se, is the oldest church in the city. Nothing evokes a stronger sense of Lisbon's long history than views of the formidable cathedral whose ancient stone towers...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 4 days ago

For those who like Catholic monuments, not missed the Cathedral . Located in the neighborhood of Castelo, and next to a beautiful viewpoint. To get to know the place better, suggest a guided tour: APP Tour Guide - Pedro Guedes

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As many reviewers say this is not the biggest or best but has a fascinating history . We were on a Sandemans "free walking tour" of Alfama when we stopped at the cathedral and our guide explained how it been the site of worship for...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting The Se was definitely on my list. It's prominent in most images of the Alfama neighborhood. Although not super ornate the interior is beautiful.

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were taking ride on the tram28 and while it passed this beautiful masterpiece Cathedral, we decided to come back and visit this marvellous architecture and beautiful Church. You just need to admire the beauty of this beautiful Cathedral from 12 century and feel peaceful...More

Thank siddhant k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't really enjoy it, the church itself is not that impressive, the clausters have some old ruins but no kind of explanation, it look like they abandoned the place... then the treasure has some nice pieces, but its a very small exibition

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lisbon Cathedral is big, but not huge. It is also doesn't dominate the skyline like many cathedrals do, as it is hidden in the streets and alleys of the Alfama district. Built more as a 'defensive' cathedral rather than an architectural masterpiece, it is imposing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is Lisbon's cathedral. The inside is quite impressive, large with an atmosphere that befits a cathedral. The cathedral is right next door to a number of interesting sites.

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Martijn d
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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

1  Thank John B
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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