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Largo da Se, Faro 8000-138, Portugal
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All reviews bell tower worth a visit small museum old town well worth the entrance fee small bone museum upstairs small admission charge bone chapel quick look an absolute interesting visit nice church take photos orange trees storks nesting ria formosa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good location and excellent views from the bell tower. Friendly helpful staff. Nice cafes nearby. Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfkcity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was under the impression that cathedrals were something to do with Christianity - Christians hopefully being followers of Christ - which I understand includes welcome and hospitality and compassion and challenge and new life and making a difference. But what has Faro cathedral got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth a visit. The view from the tower of the town and sea is great. The church has an interesting organ and church objects. On a rainy day its a good place for indoor activity. You have to walk around the old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting old town we decided to see this cathedral and tower. Very nice view from bell tower. Every alter inside so impressive and artistic. Had a little prayer inside as so quiet and lovely. Even kids appreciated the beauty and history coming from every corner...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katarzyna W
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Faro old town is a gem of the algarve which retains its historical feel and the cathedral is its highlight.Seems well maintained with a spiritual aura ,two musts are a climb to the top of the bell tower with great views and a look a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

There is a small admission fee to see the interior of the Cathedral, the cloisters, climb the tower and visit a small museum. The Cathedral is very ornate and the views of the islands from the tower are beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 9 October 2018

There is a small admission charge but it's well worth it to see the Cathedral, small cloistered area and the tower. Views of the old city are excellent from the bell tower.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkW55
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The architectural structures inside the building are really beautiful. The organ is worth a look as it seems to be adorned with oriental symbols. Climb the steps to look at the bells, time it right and you'll witness the bong.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank spikebaby
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Loved our time of prayerful reflection here. A good example of renaissance baroque art, good facilities with helpful staff. Recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JamieAndMaureen
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Really interesting place, the cathedral 's square itself is somewhat quite romantic. The entry price is 3,5 euro encompassing the cathedral, the tower and the museum. Very nice cathedral with wonderful carvings. The museum is certainly not an absolute must. Do not miss the panorama...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Carol H
27 February 2015|
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Response from John C J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there will be extra masses I am sure, but I don't know what they are. There are another couple of good churches, so I am sure you will find a Mass somewhere. The Tourist Information office may also be able to help... More