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Address: Rua Duque de Caxias 1047 | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-282, Brazil
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You can deny, it's a beautiful one

Well, it's not like those italians churches, but it is beautiful aswell. Plus, in that area you will find a lot of other stunning buildings, such as the parlament house, the state... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Marcelo M
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Porto Alegre, RS
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Worthwhile visiting, albeit not nearly as decorated as European ones.It was clean, easy to access on weekends

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Well, it's not like those italians churches, but it is beautiful aswell. Plus, in that area you will find a lot of other stunning buildings, such as the parlament house, the state gorvenment house and the São Pedro Theatre.

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Porto Alegre Brazil
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Excelente place to go, marvelous food, good ambiance my favorite plate is "Confit du canard " I also recommend fish with Brie cheese

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The church is located up on top of a hill. In its early days, it had a great view of the city, 360 degrees, but with many of the buildings, the view has been cut down. Inside, the church is quiet, and beautiful. The beauty is derived by its grand simplicity and architecture. There are not many paintings or extravagant... More 

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Thank Geomutt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This cathedral is very impressive, beautiful artwork, and peaceful atmosphere inside. The view of the square from the front porch is also very beautiful.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We have been in the cathedral during the service, incredible the silence inside. Worth visit. Good pictures outside.

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Vila Velha, ES
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Nice to visit, very beautiful inside, very clean also. A place to go to visit and pray! It stays in the historic centre of Porto Alegre

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Cascais, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Located in a prime area of the city of Porto Alegre in the very interesting square. It has a dignified size. Inspired by the Vatican cathedral although simpler. The interior is not very interesting. Visit if you are close.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

It is a very beautiful church on a shady and square across from the theater. I admired very bright, expansive mosaics. I didn't go inside.

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Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

I was not impressed. It just looked (very) old, not graceful or particularly pretty. On the other hand, it matched the rest of the town. If you're on a cruise as we were, either use the day as a spa day, or take the excursion NO MATTER HOW OVERPRICED.

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