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Se Nova Catedral de Coimbra

Largo da Feira dos Estudantes, Coimbra 3600-213, Portugal
+351 239 823 138
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Largo da Feira dos Estudantes, Coimbra 3600-213, Portugal
+351 239 823 138

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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.

Thank Marc V
Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Corey M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

this church is close to the university and it is worth the visit.Keep in mind you need to pay to enter, 1 euro for charity. The church is beautiful and incredible, full of details everywhere. the silence inside the church is overwelming.

Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Not much to look at and I didn't go in; best to move on from your rest on the National Museum terrace to the University.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Built next to the University Museum, the classical-baroque Se Nova "new" Cathedral is spacious if not particularly ornate inside. I attended a Resurrection Mass here on Easter Sunday so the Church was full of locals and visitors alike. The full pipe organ here is well...More

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The new cathedral is till hundreds of years old and only a few steps away from the university of Coimbra, Portugal. It's worth going and seeing the beautiful church. We spent 15 minutes walking the grounds. I'm not sure I would come back to the...More

Thank mrportland
Reviewed 21 December 2016

It's not that Coimbra's new cathedral is "average" per se. It's just that I didn't like it. Too much over the top decoration. I much preferred the simpler style of the old cathedral.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This baroque cathedral is beautiful and typical of other major churches in Portugal, but the light is very low making it hard to photograph. It is on the Largo da Feira dos Estudantes and is close to the University. The church is very ornate and...More

Thank Brssjunk
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is Cathederal is very ornate, quite beautiful in it's way and similar to many of the Churches and Cathedrals in this area. From a personal point of view, I prefer more simple places of worship. It cost 1euro to go in. Well worth a...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The new Cathedral in Coimbra is a perfect Baroque style church with beautiful and sculpture and decoration inside and outside the church.

Thank Juliana U
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