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Reviewed 18 December 2018

This cathedral is very close to College of Jesus and Coimbra University. It is a fine cathedral and free entry, so worth having a look inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Located near the historical University of Coimbra, the "New Cathedral" is a beautiful building. We visited both the church as well as the cloister. Minimal cost to visit and was well worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 21 August 2018

As you probably know, there is a hill dominating Coimbra where many of the buildings of its venerable university stand. As there is a mixture of valuable old buildings intermingled with the new ones, it´s not unlikely that you might overlook some interesting spots in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I actually prefer the old cathedral over the "new" one. As I stepped in the church, I paused to let my eyes adjust and the lady at the desk yelled at me to pay 1 Euro. I looked inside briefly and left. Didn't feel very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sharrongeg
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We walked up the hill from Se Velha de Coimbra on the way passing my saints on the corner of the trail. The outside of the New Cathedral didnt look too impressive.There is a nice white marble statute. On entry you pass into a shop...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Stunning 'new' cathedral. Well worth a visit with stunning iconography anf stuary. Some lovely pictures. Serene atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I was curious to find the indian angels, since the church dates from the times of the discoveries. It costs only 1 euro to enter

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jelle v
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a magnificent church building, dating back to 1598. I attended a Mass Service there, which was a good time to see the Church in all its glory (i.e. all the lights were turned on, members of the choir were there, and the organ...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank oldfairdealtraveller
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Originally it was the church of one of the Colleges of the Jesuit Order. The gilt wood altarpieces and the choir stalls are magnificent.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Marc V
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! Have seen many churches and this one does not disappoint. Very intricate and detailed. Do yourself a favour and pay this one a visit. Only asks for a 1 euro donation per person.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Corey M
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