Lisbon Cathedral

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Patriarchal Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Mary Major
Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa  (Portuguese)
Lisboa May 2013-1.jpg
Façade of the Lisbon Cathedral
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statuscathedral
LeadershipD. Manuel Clemente
LocationLisbon, Portugal
Geographic coordinates38°42′35″N 9°07′59″W / 38.70972°N 9.13306°W / 38.70972; -9.13306Coordinates: 38°42′35″N 9°07′59″W / 38.70972°N 9.13306°W / 38.70972; -9.13306
Architectural typeChurch
Architectural styleRomanesque, Gothic, Baroque
Direction of façadeW
Length90 metres (300 ft)
Width40 metres (130 ft)
Height (max)12 metres (39 ft)
Official name: Sé de Lisboa
Designated10 January 1907
Reference no.PT031106520004

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, usually called Lisbon Cathedral or simply the (Sé de Lisboa). It is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is the oldest church in the city.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa. "História". Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2011.