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Beautiful catholic cathedral

If you like over the top catholic architecture and iconic decoration, you're in the right place... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Nick E
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Worth a Quick Visit Inside

This cathedral is not the most grand, of course for a small town, but it is free and has some very... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Patrick B
Denver, Colorado
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Praca da Republica, Elvas 7350-126, Portugal
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All reviews nice cathedral definitely worth a visit ceiling decoration sculptures church elements town
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

If you like over the top catholic architecture and iconic decoration, you're in the right place. Loads to see here for church historians. This place has a long history and plenty to show for it. Some really quite disturbing sculptures ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nick E
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This cathedral is not the most grand, of course for a small town, but it is free and has some very pretty elements to enjoy for a few minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patrick B
Reviewed February 3, 2018

The cathedral is at the heart of this quiet city. It is very beautiful, with sculptures and special paintings

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Viewing church after church can get a bit tedious, but this one is definitely worth a visit and won't take too long. I have been in more spectacular but if you are in Elvas, I guess you are there to see the sights, so put...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Andy C
Reviewed November 23, 2017

There are some very beautiful elements in this church. The painted vaulted ceiling, the stonework, the gilded woodcarvings, the marble main altar and the ravishing pipe organ make it an absolute must see.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed October 21, 2017

A church is a church, but as far as this one goes it is in pretty good condition and if you are in the town it is worth a visit but i would not go out of my way just to come here for it....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stuartstead
Reviewed October 7, 2017

It's another church. Not a very big one, not a special one. It has what you would expect of a church. Theres plenty of sitting and kneeling space. There's a lot of statues around the walls. And there's places where you can leave your money.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Elvas maybe small but it has numerous churches. The cathedral is situated in a large plaza and is small when compared to other cathedrals but still worth climbing the steps to see inside.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anita F
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Following the Parking signs to perfectly located underground parking of Praca da Republica which is ringed by cafes and housed the Tourist Information Center. A brief stop at the Catedral is all that is needed as there are more important sites to visit. Up the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We didn't have time to do all the lovely churches in Elvas although we walked around and took a lot of photographs of the outside. But we did go into the old cathedral on the main square. It's a lovely building, very tranquil and there...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lynn D
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