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6 Dec 2018
“Rebuilt in the 80s”
31 Oct 2018
“Majestic architecture”
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Rua Duque de Caxias 1047 | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-282, Brazil
(51) 3228-6001
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

The cathedral was rebuilt in the 80s and has has some feel of newness to it. It's a beautiful building perched atop a hill in Porto Alegre's historical center.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FM6565
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Independent of personal beliefs, this magnificent temple is well worth of visiting. The construction of the current Cathedral started back in 1921, and it is a huge building crowned by a large dome. Inside the details of the architecture are quite nice.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We visited the Cathedral of Porto Alegre on the morning of November 13, 2017, a beautiful place, where peace is breathed, impressive architecture and full of light,

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pablo v
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It's hard to come up with superlatives to describe this magnificent church. This jewel in the crown of similar structures is located on a height above a memorial park, next to the governor's palace, across the street from the state legislature. The exterior friezes are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I was blessed to attend Ash Wednesday mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Porto Alegre with the Arch Bishop. Beautiful and welcoming.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Once there was a Barroque cathedral built in 1779, much more beatiful, but they decided to put it down and build that ugly and cold church. It is part of the main square near the state government building, the Legislative Assembly, the former State Court...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a large church with many statutes and interesting windows. It is on a square with the state buildings.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
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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.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 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

Date of experience: December 2016
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