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Cathedral

Évora

The Évora Cathedral, also known as the Sé Catedral de Évora, is a historic cathedral located in the city of Évora, Portugal. 

Built in the 12th century, it is considered one of the largest medieval cathedrals in the country. The cathedral is an important architectural and religious landmark, having been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

The cathedral is a notable example of Gothic architecture, with an impressive entrance portal, a wide and elevated nave, and a semicircular apse with radiating chapels. The interior of the cathedral is decorated with works of art and historical treasures, including the splendid silver altarpiece of the main altar, the tomb of Dom João III, and the Gothic cloister.

One of the most distinctive features of the Évora Cathedral is its bell tower, which stands 57 meters high. The tower was built in the 14th century and is decorated with blue and white tiles that form a geometric pattern. From the top of the tower, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the city and the surrounding landscape.

The cathedral is a site of great religious and historical importance in Portugal, attracting visitors from all over the world. It is a magnificent monument that represents the rich history and culture of Portugal.

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