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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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  • The cathedral is the central place to visit but for me the cloisters were the highlight, they are beautiful and with their tiled walls very unique 
    The cathedral is the central place to visit but for me the cloisters were the highlight, they are beautiful and with their tiled walls very unique  more »
  • Such a beautiful Cathedral with amazing views from the tower, stunning wall tiles and worth spending a couple of hours. 
    Such a beautiful Cathedral with amazing views from the tower, stunning wall tiles and worth spending a couple of hours.  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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