Arco de Repouso
Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Next to the cathedral is the stately 16th-century Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, now housing the Museu Municipal.
Faro’s domed and splendid 16th-century Renaissance Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, in what was once the Jewish quarter, houses...
The sé was completed in 1251, on what was probably the site of a Roman temple, then a Visigoth cathedral and then a Moorish mosque....
Taverna da Sé
This small in-crowd taverna in the old town comes alive at night. There are some outdoor tables in its very quaint square.
Mesa dos Mouros
With cosy indoor seating and a small outdoor terrace right by the cathedral, this place is blessed with high-quality cuisine (as...
Lonely Planet review
You can leave the old town through the medieval Arco de Repouso, or Gate of Rest (apparently Afonso III, after taking Faro from the Moors, put his feet up and heard Mass nearby). Around the gateway are some of the town walls' oldest sections - Afonso III's improvements on the Moorish defences.