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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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Terreiro Se, Porto 4050-573, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a huge cathedral and very impressive. Unfortunately, it is under a major restoration and the nave could be accessed. A fee is charged to see the cloistered, Treasury, and other areas. We chose to pass on these as we wristlet interested in the...More

Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting landmark overlooking the city and nice view from the location. Unfortunately there is restoration or construction at the site and not much to see other than the exterior. Still worth the walk to the location

Thank stargazer1119
Reviewed 5 days ago

The cathedral is on a beautiful big plaza and even though we did not go inside the cathedral we enjoyed the views from the plaza. It is a bit of a climb to reach the cathedral but worth it just to get some nice pictures.

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure it will be great to see this once the major renovations are completed. For now give it a pass.

Thank Steve Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral itself is free to go into but there isn't much to see. It is obviously being renovated, although you can see the beautifully tiled nave. However, for 3 euros (2 if you have a Porto card) you can visit the cloister. This is...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This once beautiful cathedral has fallen on hard times. It is in major disrepair, which is such a shame. The handsome tiles are still mostly in place but the structure around them is deteriorating. We were there on a Sunday morning to attend Mass. The...More

Thank 580louisr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we did not enter the Sé, it is quite a beautiful piece of architecture. The views from outside are amazing. Definitely a must visit for those spending a day in Porto.

Thank Car0linha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in high ground hence a good view of the city and Porto port . The Cathedral is still under construction work Nearest metro is S Bento Lots of tourist bus

Thank Happy258
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on a rainy morning and I suppose nothing looks it’s best under wet and grey skies. There is a nice terrace in front of it but actually nothing stunning. To me it summed up Porto a little - a bit run down,...More

Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely building and amazing architecture, as they all are. was under construction while we were there so not sure how much you can see normally.

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Bibian O
15 August 2018|
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Response from Mordy1960 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure you would have to check with them. Sorry
Peter C
22 July 2018|
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Response from Tracy C | Reviewed this property |
We just walked up to the cathedral. Line wasn’t bad at all. You only pay if you want to see More than the main sanctuary.