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Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo

Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01001-000, Brazil
3107-6832
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Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01001-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful cathedral built in gothic style architecture. It's is perfect for a post card surrounded by tall palm trees conveniently located next to a subway station. Once upon the time, it was a must see location for any tourist. Nowadays, however, it is...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is a nice neo-Gothic building on the inside, but the very massive pillars make it seem very imposing. The domed centre feels light and large, but the rest of the cathedral seems heavy and dark. The interior is also very sober, which makes...More

Thank Maxime S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great arhitecture! It's a very spiritual place in the middle of the crazy fun city! You can find your moments of peace in there, lots of people come here to pray. I felt connected with the divinity in this place.

Thank Cristina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral. We had our niece baptized there. The only problem I had was there were a lot of homeless people outside of the church asking for money. It was very sad. The church itself is so beautiful inside. A must see

Thank WandL714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may be one of the most impressive cathedrals in all of South America. From the outside, it looks like a modern, gothic building, but inside, the mix of modern and ancient has been achieved remarkably well. The granite colums and vaulted ceilings soar above...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this cathedral during the São Paulo Walking Tour of The Old Downtown. This church is very beautiful, made from the rock coming from Europe, the doors and the seats and other weeded elements core made from Brazilian wood. The cathedral has 12 thousands...More

Thank Soruk
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. It looks nice on the outside, despite the fact that there are roughly 40 homeless people sleeping on the stairs. Be very careful with your personal belongings on the area - homeless people are harmless, but you can get mugged. Inside the church...More

Thank Oscar S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We made a quick stop and walked around to enjoy the architecture. There's a small gift stand inside where you can purchase items like a rosary. If you talk to the secretary, you can get a guided tour of the tiny crypt for less than...More

Thank amystar137
Reviewed 11 July 2017

beautiful cathedral, but the surroundings are a bit danger and complicated. It is the ground zero of Sao Paulo

Thank ferdsmg
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

As a Brazilian, I understand that this is a very important monument where lots of important events took place. However, as I live in Europe, I am used to a whole different standard, and due to the fact that I am not religious, this seems...More

Thank Lucas M
Nearby
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
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