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The South Sights

Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Madre de Deus

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

Updated 05/05/2013

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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.

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

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

Updated 05/05/2013


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