Sé Catedral de Silves - Silves, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 37° 11.399 W 008° 26.316
29S E 549826 N 4116094
Quick Description: The main Gothic monument in the Algarve and one of the most important landmarks in southern Portugal
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 7/9/2018 5:22:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMYQ0N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
Wikipedia contributors. (2018, April 26). Silves Cathedral. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12:13, July 9, 2018, from (visit link)

"The Silves Cathedral (Portuguese: Sé Catedral de Silves) is a cathedral in the city of Silves, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. A mosque, built during the Moorish rule of the Iberian Peninsula, was originally located in its current place, and was later mostly restructured and converted into a Catholic cathedral after the Reconquista. Although having some Baroque characteristics, it is mostly Gothic in nature and it is considered to be the main Gothic monument in the Algarve and one of the most important landmarks in southern Portugal. It was classified as a national monument on June 29th, 1922."
Designação (Name): Sé Catedral de Silves

Categoria de protecção (Classification): Classificado como MN - Monumento Nacional

Categoria/Tipologia (Type of heritage): Arquitectura Religiosa / Sé, Catedral

Concelho (City): Silves

Página do Património na base de dados da DGPC (Page of the Heritage at the DGPC database): [Web Link]

Wikipedia: [Web Link]

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