Tagged: cathedral

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Old Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca has two cathedrals to explore. The Old Cathedral of Salamanca is in the Romanesque style. Its construction began at the end of the 12th century. The plan was to cover both cathedrals and...

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Visit to Braga Cathedral, Portugal

Braga is 55kms north of Porto. From Porto, the plan was to drive to Guimaraes, a Unesco World Heritage site. But Bom Jesus do Monte a pilgrimage site near Braga seemed so alluring that...

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Visit to Porto Cathedral, Portugal

We made a quick visit to Porto Cathedral and its cloister. Luck evaded us in Porto and we missed seeing Church of Saint Francis which is famous for its golden interiors. We were late...

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Old Cathedral of Coimbra, Portugal

We stumbled upon the Old Cathedral of Coimbra by chance. Having finished the tour of Library we started our hunt for a good restaurant to have lunch and maneuvering through the sloping lanes we...

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Cathedral of Evora, Portugal

History This grand Cathedral of Evora was built in 1186 on the site of the main mosque existing there. That mosque was built on an existing Roman church… new ruler new place of worship!...