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Rua da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-191, Portugal
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were in Angra for quite a few days, so we visited everything. Yes, the church in the Museum is more beautiful, and the inside of the Se Cathedral is plain and dark. I found the contemporary art work in the pillars to be very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

The outside of the cathedral is beautiful but the inside is not worth the money to be visited. Much better to go to the church that is integrated in the city museum (MAH).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dimitri381
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We arrived just before closing time and sadly did not get in to see the interior. Looks great from the outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FelstedBoy
Reviewed July 16, 2018

It was awesome feeling being there. We saw wonderful churches, chapels .. gardens, museums all within walking distance, also coffee shops, shopping for local products, also for great local pastries and coffees.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank normasAlbuquerque_NM
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Portugalia (both the Azores and the mainland) are full of beautiful churches, lots of them covered by Azulejos. In comparison this church seems to be rather plain both on the outside and inside. Don't bother.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank monaHungary
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The cathedral is several centuries old but has been devastated by earthquakes and fire, only to rise phoenix-like. Of particular interest (to us, anyway) was the center altar design and the modern renderings of the stations of the cross.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GeeDubya
Reviewed May 11, 2018

This is the main Church in Angra, but to be honest it is not that special. Unfortunately an earthquake destroyed a great part of it and now it's not so beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Very dark and gloomy from the inside. Nothing could inspire me. Actually, the building looks a lot better from the outside.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This Se, Cathedral is wonderful. It is located in a busy part of Angra do Heroísmo. Come here for a visit, short or long, all up to you

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Highcoaster
Reviewed April 21, 2018

This is not even the best looking church in Angra. It's very dark and there is not much decoration. I would not even bother. Go to the church at the Museum of Angra, or the main church in Praia de Victoria instead.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from MikeR44Green | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we didn't get up in time when we were there. I believe it was at 800am though.
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Jeanette G
December 26, 2016|
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Response from MikeR44Green | Reviewed this property |
I believe Sunday mass is 800am
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