Cathedral Se is Lisbons oldest church. The erection of the holy building started in 1147, to celebrate the forced displacement of the Moors.
It was told that there was a mighty mosque on the same spot before.
The cathedral of Lisbon unifies two different architectural styles. One style is unemotional Romanesque, the other one noble Gothic.
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The place of Cathedral Se seemed to be a very important one in the human history of Lisbon. In the garden of the church archaeologists found traces of Roman time from the 1st century.
There is also a museum directly next to the church about some religious treasures. The whole treasury of the Church is exhibited. Everything can be found in “Largo da Se”.