Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Evora

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One of the oldest buildings in the city, the Gothic Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) forms part of a complex of historical buildings that are on the World Heritage List. This building, the largest medieval cathedral in the country, features two eye-catching towers, each with a different conical spire. The building's cloisters, completed in the 14th century, include marble statues of the four evangelists and a polychrome statue of the Virgin Mary. Take the cloisters' spiral staircase to reach the upper story, which offers unobstructed views of the cathedral complex and the surrounding landscape. After you see the view from the top, descend to the cathedral museum, noted for displaying a 17th century reliquary encrusted with 840 diamonds and 402 rubies. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora) and many more Evora attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Evora trip planning website.
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  • As with most churches in this region, build by arabs and refurbished by the Christians. Looks a lot like Lisbon's Cathedral. Recommend to visit the roof for a nice view of the city. 
    As with most churches in this region, build by arabs and refurbished by the Christians. Looks a lot like Lisbon's Cathedral. Recommend to visit the roof for a nice view of the city.  more »
  • This is well worth a stop. Get the ticket which includes the cloister, the small museum and bell tower climb. The property isn't very big but it's charming and offers some lovely views if you climb....  more
    This is well worth a stop. Get the ticket which includes the cloister, the small museum and bell tower climb. The property isn't very big but it's charming and offers some lovely views if you climb....  more »
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  • The price is 3.50euro for the tower and the cathedral (there’s no student ticket and only cash). The view is really nice on the roof but you need to climb some very steep stairs. I will recommend to visit this place and enjoy the view. Also inside the cathedral is also beautiful.
  • You have different tickets going from 3 to 5 euros depending on which part you wanna visit. I visited the cloister (lower and upper level), the cathedral, and the rooftop. It give nice views on the city but the cathedral has nothing really exceptional. I would still recommend to do it if you are visiting Evora.

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