Sé da Guarda

The Cathedral of Guarda was built between the 14th and 16th centuries. It possesses two doorways; one is Gothic style and the other in Manueline style. To bring out, on the outside, the two massive octagonal bell towers, gargoyles and pinnacles. On the inside it stands out the Renaissance altarpiece a work done by João de Ruão, the columns, and the Pinas family chapel as well as the seating’s.


Praça Luís de Camões


  • 2.00€
  • Easy external parking
  • Cathedrals & Basilicas
  • Visitable (no guide), Visitable (with a guide)

    opening hours


  • monday: 10:00-17:30
  • tuesday: 14:00-17:00
  • thursday: 14:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:30-13:00
  • saturday: 09:30-13:00
  • sunday: 09:30-13:00
  • holiday: 10:00-17:30

  • Inverno

  • monday: 09:30-13:00
  • tuesday: 10:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:30-13:00
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:00
  • friday: 14:00-17:00
  • saturday: 14:00-17:00
  • sunday: 14:00-17:00
  • holiday: 14:00-17:00

Monuments near Sé da Guarda

Solar Teles de Vasconcelos / Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho

This building was built by Teles de Vasconcelos family in the 18th century. In the 20th century was here installed the Municipal Library.

Busto do Doutor Francisco dos Prazeres

Bust of Dr. Francisco dos Prazeres (1849-1918). In honor of the man who guardenses, among other activities, was linked to the construction of the Hospital da S…

Capela de São Pedro

Chapel of longitudinal plant consisting of a nave, a chancel narrower and adossadas, a sacristy and a Bell Tower. Believed to have been built in the 19th centu…

Casa na Rua dos Clérigos

Current architecture building, granite masonry, situated in the historical centre (intramuralhas). The Gothic portal stands out in broken bow.

Castelo da Guarda / Torre de Menagem

At the highest point of the city, at 1056 meters of altitude, is the Castle, better known as Torre de Menagem. This site was inhabited by order of Dom Sancho I…

Centro Histórico da Guarda

To know this city, start by Praça Luís de Camões, also known as old square. From this heart of the city, located right next to the Cathedral, set off to discov…

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