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Worth a Quick Visit Inside

This cathedral is not the most grand, of course for a small town, but it is free and has some very... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Patrick B
Denver, Colorado
A nice cathedral

The cathedral is at the heart of this quiet city. It is very beautiful, with sculptures and special... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Bucharest, Romania
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Praca da Republica, Elvas 7350-126, Portugal
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All reviews nice cathedral the main square definitely worth a visit ceiling elements church town
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This cathedral is not the most grand, of course for a small town, but it is free and has some very pretty elements to enjoy for a few minutes.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The cathedral is at the heart of this quiet city. It is very beautiful, with sculptures and special paintings

Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Viewing church after church can get a bit tedious, but this one is definitely worth a visit and won't take too long. I have been in more spectacular but if you are in Elvas, I guess you are there to see the sights, so put...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 23 November 2017

There are some very beautiful elements in this church. The painted vaulted ceiling, the stonework, the gilded woodcarvings, the marble main altar and the ravishing pipe organ make it an absolute must see.

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

A church is a church, but as far as this one goes it is in pretty good condition and if you are in the town it is worth a visit but i would not go out of my way just to come here for it....More

Thank Stuartstead
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's another church. Not a very big one, not a special one. It has what you would expect of a church. Theres plenty of sitting and kneeling space. There's a lot of statues around the walls. And there's places where you can leave your money.

Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Elvas maybe small but it has numerous churches. The cathedral is situated in a large plaza and is small when compared to other cathedrals but still worth climbing the steps to see inside.

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Following the Parking signs to perfectly located underground parking of Praca da Republica which is ringed by cafes and housed the Tourist Information Center. A brief stop at the Catedral is all that is needed as there are more important sites to visit. Up the...More

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We didn't have time to do all the lovely churches in Elvas although we walked around and took a lot of photographs of the outside. But we did go into the old cathedral on the main square. It's a lovely building, very tranquil and there...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Having now been in over half a dozen Portuguese churches/cathedrals, as an ordinary lay person without any specific knowledge of church architecture this small cathedral is similar to many others, a large nave, with two side aisles full of very ornate alcoves with catholic symbolism...More

Thank Lynherlynda
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