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Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo

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Address: Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 3107-6832
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The Cathedral of São Paulo is rich in interesting details

This cathedral is the used to do the main celebrations of the catholism. It has a history to know and beutiful details in the architecture. You can see it in the contruction, at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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São Paulo, SP
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São Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is the used to do the main celebrations of the catholism. It has a history to know and beutiful details in the architecture. You can see it in the contruction, at the doors, and inside it you can explore an amazing temple of catolic religion. Stop there and appreciate the garden in front of the church.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has a incredible neo gothic architecture, a couple of years older than a century, even though it is very impressive, inside it is much beautiful. In the square in front of it you can find some imperial palmers and the zero spot of São Paulo, as well as a lot of homeless and very suspicious guys tht stay around,... More 

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Suzano, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the madness of downtown São Paulo a place of faith, beauty and peace. Beautiful church, charm me with every detail.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A masterpiece with new gotic style. Onde inside, pay attention on the right side, at the end, to see the famous mosaics from Ravenna - Italy. It is the center of the city and very crowded - people from all profiles.

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São Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit in São Paulo. It is the zero point of distances from down town. The match point of all public events in the city.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All days we have many homelles around. It´s a dangeorous place do walk with your cell phone and other value things. The church is gorgeous, worth the fear. Inside there is a smal store that sells catholic trends. Go during the day, never at night!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful church! A visit to it is like beeing in some ancient Cathedral of Europe! Easily reachable from all parts of the City (there is a subway station right to it). Go there!

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Valbonne, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Modern cathedral of São Nice windows and construction Lots of statues and beautiful marble Beware of people outside the cathedral with speech and watch out your belongings But worth the view

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The cathedral was gorgeous ! Modern , well maintained beautiful art work and captivating architecture without it being over the top like those old European cathedrals !! What was really disappointing is the surrounding environment around the cathedral .. largo de st Francis could have made such a fantastic square and probably was a great square at some point !... More 

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Araguaina, TO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It is necessary to ask the administration desk of the church to visit the crypt. Tibiriçá, the indiginous leader who converted to catholicism is bured there. Father Bartolomeu de Gusmao, S.J., who developed a balloon aircraft in 1709, is also bured there. Enjoy your visit!

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Se
Sé, which derives its name from Sé Square, is a central neighbourhood in historic São Paulo. Close by, the Law School, the Museum of the Court of Justice and the Metropolitan Cathedral offer inspiring architecture. If you are looking for cultural activities, head to Caixa Cultural and check the schedule. In the area there is a popular pedestrian street called “Rua Direita”, one of the first streets in the region, which today marks the crowded perimeter. Sé is a great area to explore during daytime, but use caution if visiting alone at night.
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