Faro Cathedral, Faro

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The Cathedral of Faro is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Faro, Portugal. The cathedral was consecrated in the name of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the late 13th century by the Archbishop of Braga. It has been the seat of the Diocese of Faro since 1540, replacing Silves Cathedral on the orders of King John III of Portugal. In 1596 it was sacked by the Earl of Essex. The cathedral is a National Monument of Portugal.
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  • Worth a visit for a few euros while exploring Faro. If you enter Old Town through the arch from the Marina side you will find the Cathedral in the main square full of orange trees just a few mins up....  more »
  • The “Sé Catedral de Faro”, is also known as the “Igreja da Sé or Igreja de Santa Maria”, and is one of the most important historic buildings in Faro. It is located in Largo da Sé in the city, in the.....  more »
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  • We were lucky to listen to some live music played at the cathedral and overall it has some interesting relics on the display. There is a good view from the cathedral tower over Faro. Overall great experience.
  • Interesting cathedral build up with bones of humans. There could be written down some informations for tourists that the history of this place gets clearer. And also it costs entrance fee
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