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Unfortunately when we arrived there, there was a lot of scaffolding arround the Cathedral, but stil its beauty was revealed. In spite of the renovation works it was still possible to enter, and so we were able to see the real warm and cosy interior.
We came by metro and had to walk through side streets to reach the Cathedral. ON the whole Sao Paolo was a clean city but not this area. The plaza in front of the church was filled with homeless people and the liter of food...More
Even as an atheist, I've always loved going to churches and seeing their architecture. It's one of the oldest churches of Campinas, and its bell rings every single hour. You can hear it when you're passing by, it's beautiful.
This cathedral is a thing of beauty inside. You find the most wonderful wood carvings and sculptures made of "Jacaranda Wood". This is the tree or bush that you see with those beautiful blue (purple) flowers everywhere in South America. We were unlucky there was...More