Originally it was the church of one of the Colleges of the Jesuit Order. The gilt wood altarpieces and the choir stalls are magnificent.
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this church is close to the university and it is worth the visit.Keep in mind you need to pay to enter, 1 euro for charity. The church is beautiful and incredible, full of details everywhere. the silence inside the church is overwelming.
Not much to look at and I didn't go in; best to move on from your rest on the National Museum terrace to the University.
Built next to the University Museum, the classical-baroque Se Nova "new" Cathedral is spacious if not particularly ornate inside. I attended a Resurrection Mass here on Easter Sunday so the Church was full of locals and visitors alike. The full pipe organ here is well...More
The new cathedral is till hundreds of years old and only a few steps away from the university of Coimbra, Portugal. It's worth going and seeing the beautiful church. We spent 15 minutes walking the grounds. I'm not sure I would come back to the...More
It's not that Coimbra's new cathedral is "average" per se. It's just that I didn't like it. Too much over the top decoration. I much preferred the simpler style of the old cathedral.
This baroque cathedral is beautiful and typical of other major churches in Portugal, but the light is very low making it hard to photograph. It is on the Largo da Feira dos Estudantes and is close to the University. The church is very ornate and...More
This is Cathederal is very ornate, quite beautiful in it's way and similar to many of the Churches and Cathedrals in this area. From a personal point of view, I prefer more simple places of worship. It cost 1euro to go in. Well worth a...More
The new Cathedral in Coimbra is a perfect Baroque style church with beautiful and sculpture and decoration inside and outside the church.