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Se Cathedral

Rua da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-191, Portugal
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new cathedral

fully reconstructed after the terrible quake of Jan1, 1980 still keeps its grandeur, a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dr chrys c
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lomba da maia
A great Azorean example

We enjoyed the visit. My husband, who has never been in European cathedrals, strongly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rileigh15
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Rua da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-191, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fully reconstructed after the terrible quake of Jan1, 1980 still keeps its grandeur, a wonderful pipe organ and many items of interest

Thank dr chrys c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the visit. My husband, who has never been in European cathedrals, strongly enjoyed the experience. For myself, having been through more than a few, I still enjoyed, but caution against thinking it will take your breath away. There's a quiet and understated strength...More

Thank rileigh15
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The situation of the main cathedral in the midst of town makes a dramatic statement. Over the weekend we visited, we noted this active congregation bustling to and fro from services, with pots of brilliant flowers outside adding to the scene. Try to see it...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I love touring old churches. It was beautiful and peaceful. It's right in the middle of everything, so definitely take a look. (It was even open during their customary siesta time (12-2).)

Thank hallidaysa
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful site to see. Many steps to walk too but it’s immense and magnificent. Structurally so pretty. Matches of the colors of Se Street.

Thank Patrice R
Reviewed 23 September 2017

unfortunately, as an attraction, the Cathedral suffered a lot of damage in the 1980 earthquake. It appears that many of the frescoes above the altar had been damaged and the interior is rather plain. For the local people, it remains religiously, historically and architecturally significant....More

Thank JKD
Reviewed 6 September 2017

From the guide I expected a rich church with many decorations but the interior is not very exciting. The tower and the treasury were both closed and the girl at the entrance could not speak a word of english so we had no idea why

1  Thank pentericcia
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Its location is very n the heart of angra on a ver popular street. For those who admire the art that roman churches have to offer its a great place to visit.

1  Thank JenniferFreitas
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I would not recommend it because of the very arrogant "tour guide" we encountered who insisted that we could not visit unless we took the tour and "donated" one euro each. certainly do not mind the donation part but really resent being strong-armed by someone...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Go in, guide gives basic explanation About original use etc. A fresh interior on a hot day! You pay only a few euro's and you may enter the second floor!

Thank giannilib
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s2mei
16 May 2017|
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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
27 December 2016|
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Response from MikeR44Green | Reviewed this property |
I believe Sunday mass is 800am
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