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“Cathedral, Silves, Algarve” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Silves Cathedral

Silves Cathedral
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Silves and Caldas de Monchique Day Trip from the Algarve
Oakham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cathedral, Silves, Algarve”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Very simple interior, very calm, lovely to rest in. A few interesting exhibits and someone singing the whole time I was there. Very relaxed. Staff at entrance very pleasant and welcoming.

Visited May 2014
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“Lovely Cathedral”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

If you go to the castle, visit the cathedral too. It was lovely as well. We loved the display in the altar area that had photographs of all the members.

Visited December 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1,137 reviews
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“Silves cathedral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

The Cathedral is impressive and the stonework has a simple undecorated beauty.
The whole centre of Silves is very pleasant with storks nesting on the towers.
The town was my favorite in the Algarve witch I travelled using a one week unlimited bustravel pass by EVA busses.

Visited November 2013
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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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“An interesting old Cathedral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

Silves Cathedral is well worth a visit. It was built in the 13th Century and is impressive from the outside with the whitewashed walls and the red sandstone arches. Inside there are interesting paintings on the ceiling and some very old altars and icons. Its well worth the small entry fee to go in.

Visited December 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Uninspiring”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

There are a lot better cathedrals around than this one and it is not really worth the admission fee. Inside it was plain and drab, apart from the usual over-ornate altar and statues, and outside it is also not inspiring. It lacks beauty and majesty, with no atmosphere and very dark and dingy inside. We would not recommend bothering with it, especially having to pay for entry. Generally speaking rather a bore

Visited October 2013
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