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Rua Sobral, s/n 0, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

One of the best known constructions gathers elements of the school architecture Gothic. Located in downtown, Fortaleza/Ceará (Brazil), near Central Popular Market and Army Headquarter.

Thank RIMA961
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

It is really cavernous inside but not overdone like some cathedrals. The stained glass windows are bright and colourful whilst the walls and ceilings are white coloured. This is also within a couple of minutes walking distance to the Mencado Central.

Thank Eddy041
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Joseph is worth visiting if you are already in the area, but it is not worth going out of your way to see. The exterior is stucco covered in a black grime and the neighborhood is a bit sketchy. Inside...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely cathedral near the market. Gothic architectural style, sparsely, but tastefully, decorated with beautiful white walls and stained glass windows. Check it out. 👍🏻👌🏻🙏🏻

Thank ShaunFradd
Reviewed 21 October 2017

stop by if youre visiting fortaleza's city center. there's a lot of other attractions within walking distance.

Thank John S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

What I would say for this attraction is that should be combined with the Mercado Central tour. Then it would pay the visit. To go there just for the cathedral, then it could be disappointing, once there is nothing else in the surroundings.

Thank Bernardo G
Reviewed 4 March 2017

From the outside thisc begrimed Roman-Gothic Cathedral with its twein spires dominating the surrounding arwea, and the buttresses so reminiscent of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, could understandably be mistaken for neo-Gothic and old. It is far from venerabler, however: construction of thuis edifice began...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

From the outside it doesn't look very inviting and in an unpleasant neighbourhood, but inside it is very nice, austere, but nice. The stained glass windows are a highlight and the chapel is bright and welcoming.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The cathedral is a pleasant oasis in what is essentially the busy market district of Fortaleza. The traffic is horrendous and the litter from street sellers and the neighbouring carbuncle of a commercial centre do not enhance the visit.

Thank Cakeij
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Not worth a visit.stark and not interesting..it is large though. .the highlight of this place is the beach

Thank mayito2
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