Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Lamego

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Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral
Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
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LocationLamego
Country Portugal
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral[1] (Portuguese: Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção) also called Lamego Cathedral[2] is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church that was founded in 1129. It is located in the city of Portuguese city of Lamego[3][4]

The temple follows the Roman or Latin rite and serves as the seat of the diocese of Lamego (Dioecesis Lamacensis or Diocese de Lamego) that was created about 570.

It is a cathedral built in Gothic style, which preserves the bell tower original square, but the rest of the architecture reflects the changes made in the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, including a Renaissance cloister with a dozen arches and well proportioned.

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  1. ^ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Lamego
  2. ^ "Sé Catedral de Lamego". www.visitportugal.com. Archived from the original on 2016-09-16. Retrieved 2016-09-03.
  3. ^ Guides, Rough (2014-01-01). The Rough Guide to Portugal. Penguin. ISBN 9781409352839.
  4. ^ Guides, Rough (2014-01-30). Porto and the Rio Douro Rough Guides Snapshot Portugal (includes Vila do Conde, Penafiel, Amarante, Peso da Régua, Lamego, Pinhão, Vila Nova de Foz Côa and Barca d’Alva). Penguin. ISBN 9781409352969.
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Coordinates: 41°05′47″N 7°48′24″W / 41.0965°N 7.8068°W / 41.0965; -7.8068