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Catedral Metropolitana

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

Published 06/20/2018

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


Praça da Matriz, Rua Duque de Caixas 1047, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, 90010-282, Brazil

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  • Free

Published 06/20/2018


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