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Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo

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Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01001-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see in sao Paolo Very pretty especially stained glass windows Lovely architecture inside and high ceilings Souvenir shop inside

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChristopherH3337
Reviewed 3 December 2018

the architecture is nice, too sad that it is in an area not clean, with unfortunate high level of poverty and not engaging area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Philippe C
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Sao Paulo's biggest and most important church is basically a gothic structure, but has elements, which look more Renaissance or Byzantine, like a dome in the center and mosaics with lots of gold. It is a rather new building, from the first half of the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Cathedral is neo-gothic structure with a Renaissance-styled dome inspired by the dome of the Cathedral of Florence, Italy. It is beautiful!!! We arrived there by metro and did not feel very safe. Did not take pictures outside; however, there was police presence in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank blueshopcart
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The Catedral da Se was like most cathedrals a beautiful experience, with its catholic neo-gothic style its large, very large. We visited on a holidayfriday whilst a ceremony was held. This was naturally a great experience. The cathedral is not very old in European counting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohanKj
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The Catedral is a nice religious place to visit in the city; it has beautiful architecture, stained glass and sculptures. Nearby park and religious stores,and can be reached by subway

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 650Daisy
Reviewed 14 September 2018

It is a real shame that the Sao Paulo prefecture does not take better care of the surroundings of Cathedral da Se. Such a beautiful building with so much history. Plenty is stored in the crypt!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank leoh309
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church example of rich heritage. Well maintained and very popular sacred place. People who have interest in art and monument they would love this place apart from being religious place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

As it was only built relatively recently, São Paulo cathedral doesn’t quite have the majestic presence as other cathedrals but it’s high ceilings with imposing stone columns does provide an atmosphere of religious significance. Large stained glass windows line each side with a large main...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TravelSnapper99
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing cathedral from the first half of the 20th century marking the heart of this colossus city called São Paulo. - stained glass windows, columns and gargoyles make the visitor think it’s a much more ancient construction. Just to observe the details of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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