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Metropolitana Cathedral

Address: Rua Sobral, s/n0, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
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Ranked #6 of 76 Attractions in Fortaleza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The two - 75 meter high towers made this church look so majestic. I like to take a good look at the towers before I went inside the church. This church took 40 years to build and can seat 5000 people, that is big. The high ceiling of the church was surrounded by beautiful stained glass. I took a few... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I went there on 03-Jul-2014, the day before the World Cup quarter-final between Brazil and Colombia. I walked from the pier in Praia de Iracema to there which took slightly over an hour (at leisure pace). I needed a break as it was quite hot. Some of the streets nearby looked a bit rough, so I decided to go inside... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The glass windows were one of the best and beautiful one I have ever seem! Take pic to keep the color and draws!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I am afraid this was not a good experience. There is very little carving . The best I can say is that the stained glass windows are nice. To make the experience worse there was a beggar who I gave a few pennies to and he then followed us menacing around the place.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Fortaleza cathedral it is a modern building of xx century built in classical style but with nothing of special

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This is an impressive, austere looking Cathedral and in terms of age, quite young, built between 1939 – 1978 - over 40 years to complete without Government assistance.The style of architecture is Gothic - Roman with two imposing spire towers and a square roof cupolpa in the middle of this typical cruciform structure. Walking around the exterior we noticed the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is just a lovely peaceful place amid the bustle of a busy city. Access is strange in that it is one floor up through a three or four storey craft market which in itself is worth a wander. Such a shame that the frontage is marred by traffic but nevertheless, worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is one of the few well kept buildings in this area of the city. It is quite near the central mercantile. Although it is a bit walk up from the beach area the inside is beautiful old world design.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Quite dark (polluted) stone, it has a mysterious look from the outside. Inside it is white and luminous but cold. Here you will feel the cold distance between Jesus and the people.

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Inglewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Beautiful Cathedral close to a craft market and the beach.

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