New Cathedral Of Coimbra

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  • Address: Largo Feira dos Estudantes, 3000-213 Sé Nova, Coimbra, Portugal
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +351-239823138
  • Time Required: 00:20 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral
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Construction may have begun in 1598, but this church wasn’t inaugurated until 1698. Originally the place of worship of Jesuits, the church was appropriated when the Jesuits were expelled from Poland in 1598. Its facade, majestic and elegant and simple, bears the sculptures of four Jesuit saints. There is a distinct architectural difference in the lower (Mannerist) and upper (Baroque) halves of the facade. This duality is also to be found in the ornamentation inside the monument. Inside, you’ll find 17th and 18th century gilded woodwork in the main chapel; the chapel of Francisco da Fonseca; and the 16th century Gothic-Manueline baptismal font near the entrance.

New Cathedral Of Coimbra Travel Tips

  • Reservations mandatory for a group visit.

Entrance Ticket Details For New Cathedral Of Coimbra

  • Suggested donation: € 2.50 (€ 2 for members of a group)

New Cathedral Of Coimbra Hours

Mass

  • Weekdays: 6pm
  • Saturday 7pm
  • Sunday 10am

How to Reach New Cathedral Of Coimbra

  • Bus: 34, 103
  • Drive to Praça da República and park there.
  • Walk to here.

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  • New Cathedral Of Coimbra Address: Largo Feira dos Estudantes, 3000-213 Sé Nova, Coimbra, Portugal
  • New Cathedral Of Coimbra Contact Number: +351-239823138
  • New Cathedral Of Coimbra Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit New Cathedral Of Coimbra(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Time required to visit New Cathedral Of Coimbra: 00:20 Mins
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