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The South Sights

Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Madre de Deus

  • Rua Duque de Caixas 1047 Map It
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 05/05/2013

Fodor's Review

Although its construction began in 1921, this cathedral wasn't fully completed until 1986. Its predominant style is Italian Renaissance, but note the twin bell towers, which were inspired by 17th-century Jesuit missions. The facade's mosaic panels were made in the Vatican ateliers.

Sight Information

Address:

Rua Duque de Caixas 1047, Praça XV de Novembro, Porto Alegre, 90010-282, Brazil

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Phone:

051-3228–6001

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Fri. 7–6, Sat. 9–6, Sun. 8–6

Updated 05/05/2013

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