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.Before you head to Faro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Faro route planner, to make sure you see all that Faro has to offer, including Faro Cathedral.
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Right at Faro's historical center heart, at the monumental square of "Largo da Sé", you will find its outstanding Cathedral. It was built at (probably) the very same site of an old Christian... more »
Certainly worth a visit if in the area. Interior nicely done. I particularly liked the old organ. There is a small bone chapel on the grounds., and also small museum. Climbed to the top of the... more »
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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