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Lovely wood carvings

A relatively large cathedral for a small town. Not too ornate, compared with some cathedrals we... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Benno Z
Large but unassuming

Larger than you might expect for a small-ish town such as M do Douro. In a quiet quarter of the... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Jonathan H
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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24 Aug 2018
“Lovely wood carvings”
26 Nov 2017
“Large but unassuming”
Largo da Se, Miranda do Douro 5210-184, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A huge impressive building but I thought pretty unspectacular, maybe my expectations were too high! There are better examples eg at lapa ...

Thank Meryl B
Reviewed August 24, 2018

A relatively large cathedral for a small town. Not too ornate, compared with some cathedrals we have seen in Spain. It contains some beautiful wood carved altar pieces and painted wood panelling. Certainly worth a visit if you are in the area. There is parking...More

Thank Benno Z
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Larger than you might expect for a small-ish town such as M do Douro. In a quiet quarter of the town where the narrow roads widen a little.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Wonderful to walk around on a sunny evening. Swallows flying around. In old town well worth a wander for some geeat photos.

Thank fishmagic
Reviewed July 10, 2016

The cathedral in Miranda do Douro dates from the 16th century and is surprisingly large and opulent for a place that is today a bit of a sleepy backwater. But when the cathedral was built Miranda was a much more important city. The cathedral is...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed June 28, 2016

this whole area is beautiful . It is a large nature reserve so plenty of bird watching and river views.i big thing to note is the time difference f you are visiting from Spain and crossing the river to sight see . Check if your...More

Thank sandra523
Reviewed May 5, 2016

The Cathedral is very old. It is surrounded with a nice park and as magnificent views. Inside it has a unique statue of baby Jesus with a top hat (Menino Jesus da cartolinha), that is object of devotion for many people people and said to...More

Thank Manzarra
Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you stop in Miranda you should visit its Cathedral. The interior is nice and luminous, with a small figure of baby Jesus (Menino Jesus da Cartolinha) with all his dressings, and a massive organ over the entrance, as interesting points. Also spend some time...More

1  Thank JesLon
Reviewed August 14, 2015

A cathedral that is still a working church but is no longer the home to an archbishop, the role having been taken further north by a more prosperous town. But some very interesting insights as to how cliff top castles and cathedrals were places of...More

Thank coshaw
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Menino Jesus da Cartolinha is unique in the world. Do not miss it!! This is a nice cathedral and with a nice view to the river

2  Thank Fjeron
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