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All reviews euro entrance fee worth a visit red sandstone altar area beautiful architecture whitewashed walls small fee worth the climb walk up old town worship homes century portuguese proportioned castelo artwork
This former cathedral (until 1577, the bishop's church is now in Faro) was severely damaged in 1755 in an earthquake, but sympathetically rebulit, The east end in red stone is ancient, the whitewashed remainder more recent.
The north-east chapel has an unusual statue of Jesus...More
The Sé cathedral is the largest religious building of Silves. The entrance is on the right of the building (small door) and an entrance fee of 1 euros is required. 1 euro is nothing compared to all the maintenance costs of such a building. Therefore...More
Enjoyed a visit to this cathedral. It’s a small one but fascinating. Only €1 to get in each not loads to see or do but pleased we went. Shawl provided at receptions free of charge if ladies have bare shoulders on entry to the cathedral....More
In guide books they will tell you that you offer a donation to visit the Cathedral. in reality a warden will charge you a couple of euros. It is an old place with interesting mixes of architecture, but you won't stay long if you aren't...More
Visited this Cathedral after hearing its bells ring out across the valley from our hotel on the half hour and the hour. It is a steep uphill climb and it costs 1 Euro for entry. Inside is a quiet space for reflection and prayer. Walked...More
Whilst in Silves we were looking for a mass and asked at the cathedral. The cathedral is beautiful inside and out. Beautiful music playing inside and very interesting stations of the cross. Well worth the euro entrance fee.