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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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"beautiful cathedral"
in 22 reviews
"homeless people"
in 29 reviews
"gothic style"
in 5 reviews
"drug addicts"
in 9 reviews
"catholic church"
in 4 reviews
"be careful"
in 13 reviews
"personal belongings"
in 3 reviews
"stained glass windows"
in 4 reviews
"pay attention"
in 6 reviews
"metro station"
in 8 reviews
"impressive building"
in 3 reviews
"downtown area"
in 4 reviews
"south america"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"take pictures"
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"bento"
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"sao paolo"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on Easter Sunday. It was packed with people, but the atmosphere was calm and serene. They had a full orchestra playing. It is well worth a visit. Unfortunately there are too many homeless people in the plaza in front of the cathedral. It...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful, monumental church. located in ground zero of the city of São Paulo, a large catholic church

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is impressive from the outside. But the inside is not that beautiful compared to famous European cathedrals. The very bad point is the neighbourhood : very dirty, lots of junkees and beggars and very smelly. À 10 minutes stop is enough to go...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

brazil is filled with these fantastic cathedrals. i love to visit each one and see the beauty. each one is different. eg. this one, when it is at 4pm, and the sun hits the side of the wall, the sunlight comming through give a bright...More

Thank Victor H
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Impressive cathedral, yet not as charming as the churches in Minas Gerais, nor as rich as the monastery San Bento (in case you only have time for one). Many homeless are on the plaza in front. Look for street light signs in form of a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit! You have diferent architetural elements as tropical fruits used on its main doors (unique in the world). The bulding was finished finally few years ago.

Thank walter r
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Very beaultiful, however be aware of your stuff as unfortunatelly the Sé square, in wich it is located, has many homeless people e pickpockets

Thank LarissaBR
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

While the architecture is overwhelming it has failed to uplift spirits. The mess outside the cathedral ranging from prostitutes to homeless has not helped!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

we are not cathilics, but if you love old architecture, this is an excellent place to appreciate the history of the religion in South America.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

When you need to rest a bit and have a chat with God, this is the place, take your time to view all .

Thank GladstoneLang
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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
...More
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