Faro Cathedral, Faro

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#2 of 11 in Historic Sites in Faro
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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  • it was a pleasant surprise to be able to admire a place of worship so small but majestic for his works. well-preserved it is worth spending some time inside it. I recommend it
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  • for a few euros it's worth the detour! the very nice cashier speaks very good French and advises us well! a little freshness does not hurt the patio is charming the very original cathedral with Renaissance and Baroque Gothic blends and azulejos! Very pretty! superb organ and especially the nail after some steep steps!! the splendid view of the bay and the roofs. really to do!
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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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