Old Cathedral of Coimbra

Local nameIgreja da Sé Velha
LocationCoimbra, Portugal

The Old Cathedral of Coimbra is a Romanesque Roman Catholic building in Portugal. Construction of the Sé Velha began some time after the Battle of Ourique, when Prince Afonso Henriques declared himself King of Portugal and chose Coimbra as capital. The first Count of Coimbra, the Mozarab Sisnando Davides, is buried in the cathedral.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
Sun, public holidays: 1 pm - 6 pm


Requested contribution: €2.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Cathedral_of_Coimbra

Official website http://www.sevelha-coimbra.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=9&Itemid=37

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeVelha

Email igrejasevelha@gmail.com

Phone +351 239 825 273

Address Largo da Sé Velha, 3000-383 Coimbra, Portugal

Coordinates 40°12'31.582" N -8°25'37.22" E

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