Cathedral Churchyard

When you get to the Cathedral Churchyard, you will see one of the most beautiful squares in Portugal.

When you get to the Cathedral Churchyard, you will see one of the most beautiful squares in Portugal. You just need to look around to know why. Along with the magnificent Viseu Cathedral, a building with centuries old architecture, you will also be able to see Grão Vasco Museum, Misericórdia Church and Passeio dos Cónegos (Canon Walk) which make this a wonderful place. At the centre, you will find the granite cross engraved with the episcopal coat of arms which seems to remind us of the purpose of this old square. Here’s what happens when the power of religion meets the love for the arts.

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