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Largo da Se, Faro 8000-138, Portugal
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All reviews bell tower worth a visit small museum old town well worth the entrance fee small bone museum upstairs small admission charge quick look bone chapel an absolute interesting visit nice church take photos orange trees storks nesting climb
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable value for an amazing experience. A real must see. I don’t wanna give it all away but The claim is worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 155fleurp
Reviewed 5 days ago

An absolute must visit. There is a small admission charge but well worth it. It is simply stunning and the view from the Bell Tower is breathtaking. Many people pass Faro by on their way through from the airport do,yourself a favour and make an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tilly1_10
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The tower of this church offers the best views over the city. Included in the visit are various other buildings and a charming garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank julieth534
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Good location and excellent views from the bell tower. Friendly helpful staff. Nice cafes nearby. Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jfkcity
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

I was under the impression that cathedrals were something to do with Christianity - Christians hopefully being followers of Christ - which I understand includes welcome and hospitality and compassion and challenge and new life and making a difference. But what has Faro cathedral got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is worth a visit. The view from the tower of the town and sea is great. The church has an interesting organ and church objects. On a rainy day its a good place for indoor activity. You have to walk around the old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Visiting old town we decided to see this cathedral and tower. Very nice view from bell tower. Every alter inside so impressive and artistic. Had a little prayer inside as so quiet and lovely. Even kids appreciated the beauty and history coming from every corner...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Katarzyna W
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Faro old town is a gem of the algarve which retains its historical feel and the cathedral is its highlight.Seems well maintained with a spiritual aura ,two musts are a climb to the top of the bell tower with great views and a look a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Davdor_13
Reviewed October 15, 2018

There is a small admission fee to see the interior of the Cathedral, the cloisters, climb the tower and visit a small museum. The Cathedral is very ornate and the views of the islands from the tower are beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ogerkan
Reviewed October 9, 2018

There is a small admission charge but it's well worth it to see the Cathedral, small cloistered area and the tower. Views of the old city are excellent from the bell tower.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Carol H
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Response from John C J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there will be extra masses I am sure, but I don't know what they are. There are another couple of good churches, so I am sure you will find a Mass somewhere. The Tourist Information office may also be able to help... More
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