Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), Porto
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Visit Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), one of the country's prime Romanesque monuments, featuring two square towers supported by a counterfort, a baroque porch, and a gothic chapel. Apart from being the largest church, this cathedral is also among the oldest monuments in the city. The site served as a wedding spot of King John I, and Prince Henry the Navigator was baptized at the site. Dating back to the 12th century, the structure you see today was finalized in 1737. See its Gothic cloisters featuring blue and white Baroque tiles, check out an art collection within, and look for the silver-adorned altarpiece held in the chapel. Make Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) part of your personalized Porto itinerary using our Porto online travel route planner .
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) Reviews
C'est LE monument à visiter à Porto! Alors bien sûr, vous verrez des azulejos partout dans la ville, mais la, il y en a vraiment plein, et en très bon état! Ce n'est pas très grand, cela peut se visit... more »This is the monument to visit in Porto! So of course you'll see Azulejos all over the city, but there's really plenty of them, and in very good condition! It's not very big, it can be visited pretty quickly. Not too crowded, and yet I went on a Sunday.
We did enjoy this beautiful cathedral. But we expected a bit more. It was really huge but not so spectacular as the others. Even we met a bishop when we entered. The view from the surroundings was jus... more »
...simply beautiful. Going through it to admire at the same time gives the feeling of being part of it's architecture. It's nice to enjoy the sunshine going through the stained glass
Nice cathedral with blue tiles both inside and outside. The 3 euro entrance fee is well worth the price. Highly recommend.
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