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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 small admission charge museum upstairs bone chapel worth the effort quick look an absolute interesting visit nice church take photos orange trees storks nesting
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Reviewed 3 days ago

beautiful cathedral. we were able to really visit as there was a service at the time of our visit I would however recommend - what I saw was beautiful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cgab2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like visiting churches you should visit this large cathedral. Walk up the stairs to the tower to get a nice view of Faro. Also of storches and their nest on the roof nearby.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ingrid49_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The little courtyard is particularly nice - when we went the orange trees were in blossom and smelled amazing

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kate B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Cathedral with explanations of side chapel imagery helping a lot. Go upstairs to view the very old organ (300 years?) the climb to the bell tower and the views of Faro there is very much worth the effort. If Chapel of Bones does it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bobJ5472DS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cathedral with plenty of artifacts and explanations for each. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The gardens are very nice as is the view from the tower, which you can reach via a short climb up some steps although, the staircase is rather narrow...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stranger41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

€3.50 per adult to visit the Cathedral and go up the 68 steps to the bell tower. Very ornate with a small museum and the bone chapel. Worth a visit just for the lovely views from the bell tower.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZL2000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable value for an amazing experience. A real must see. I don’t wanna give it all away but The claim is worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 155fleurp
Reviewed 14 February 2019

An absolute must visit. There is a small admission charge but well worth it. It is simply stunning and the view from the Bell Tower is breathtaking. Many people pass Faro by on their way through from the airport do,yourself a favour and make an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tilly1_10
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The tower of this church offers the best views over the city. Included in the visit are various other buildings and a charming garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank julieth534
Reviewed 11 December 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jfkcity
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Carol H
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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
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