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.
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  • This was a beautiful cathedral with incredible tile murals. Its worth climbing the tower to view the river and Porto. 
    This was a beautiful cathedral with incredible tile murals. Its worth climbing the tower to view the river and Porto.  more »
  • We’ve visited quite a lot of churches through our travel but Porto’s Cathedral is so unique. It has beautiful architecture and blue/white tiles at its finest. The place also offers great view from... 
    We’ve visited quite a lot of churches through our travel but Porto’s Cathedral is so unique. It has beautiful architecture and blue/white tiles at its finest. The place also offers great view from...  more »
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  • I personally got deeply surprised by this fantastic historical place. The unbelievably beautiful architecture of this church will absolutely make you surprised. Porto is very beautiful city. Some special structures like this one boost the beauty of this amazing city. Give it a try! 👍👍👍👍👍🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹❤️❤️❤️
  • Beautiful Cathedral. Great views on the outside, but also worth the admission on the inside. There's so much history preserved really well. The interior decor is full of Portuguese tile. You can go up the tower to get elevated views of the city.

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