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“Great example of gothic architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Silves Cathedral

Silves Cathedral
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Silves and Caldas de Monchique Day Trip from the Algarve
Unteraegeri
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“Great example of gothic architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

The Sé is an unusual cathedral in the entire Algarve. A very meditative place, impressive. It let's you experience some spirit of the 13th century. A great example of gothic architecture, probably the greatest in the Algarve.

Visited June 2014
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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“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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TEXAS
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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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“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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