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Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Francisco de Paula

Praca Jose Bonifacio 15 | Centro, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96015-170, Brazil
+55(53)32222096
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The cathedral is gorgeous. If you are not catholic you should have a look at the walls: the marble... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Thamiris B
Beautiful cathedral.

From the earliest times, the Cathedral has housed the image of St. Francis of Paula, of unknown... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
FJVJ
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Praca Jose Bonifacio 15 | Centro, Pelotas, State of Rio Grande do Sul 96015-170, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The cathedral is gorgeous. If you are not catholic you should have a look at the walls: the marble contains fossils!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

From the earliest times, the Cathedral has housed the image of St. Francis of Paula, of unknown artistic origin, and was brought from the Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. The Cathedral only came to assume its present configuration between 1947 and 1948, when the crypt and...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Take a short walk and visit this cathedral. It is small and quite beautiful. The entrance is from a nice square and there are some trees and interesting vegetation around it.

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Unfortunaltely, i didnt get an opportunity to see inside... it was close. But definitely, it is one of the place that you need to see at this city.

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is one of the oldest places in the city. It is a beautiful church, with high ceilings and old paintings on the roof.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

In downtown historic Pelotas, the Cathedral of São Francisco de Paula stands imponently. Its construction started in 1813, as a simple chapel. Later on, in 1846, the late Brazilian Emperor, D. Pedro II, visited Pelotas and laid the foundation stone of its construction. After construction,...More

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