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"Interior of the Cathedral" Top 5 Page for this destination Sé de Lisboa Cathedral - Igreja de Santa Maria Maior Tip by acemj


The cathedral dates to 1150, not too long after the city was captured from the Moors by Alfonso Henriques. Perhaps the volatile times were the reason it was built somewhat like a fortress. The most interesting thing inside is probably the crib of Machado de Castro, which is found in a side chapel.

Address: Largo da Sé, 1100-585 Lisboa
Directions: Between Cruzes da Sé 29 & Rua Augusto Rosa
Phone: +351 21 886 6752

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  • Updated Mar 24, 2003
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