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Metropolitana Cathedral

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Address: Rua Sobral, s/n0, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
Phone Number: 8532264257
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Same old church

If you seen one you seen them all and this one is nothing special. Besides finding a cheap drink on the street for those normal hot days. Just don't eat the ice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Burgas, Bulgaria
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Canterbury
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a good cathedral - but nothing amazing about it - it does take you 4 minutes to get to know it and then you can move on.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you seen one you seen them all and this one is nothing special. Besides finding a cheap drink on the street for those normal hot days. Just don't eat the ice!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I love the old stone cathedrals. A nice quiet stop in a busy town. Nothing for sale, nothing to eat.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nice but sober inside next to it is marcardo central very nice market good to buy cashew nuts at knickknack .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

After a fun shopping trip to Mercado Centro the Metropolitana Cathedral is right next door and an easy walk. Although I am not of the Catholic faith I felt humbled to enter such a beautiful place of worship. I respectfully took some pictures of the beautiful stained glass windows and felt very safe while inside.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

From outside, it is a grey huge structure, looks like it was meant to be seen anywhere you are in the city - does help as a direction guide when trying to head back towards the Mercado Centro from the city center. Inside is very well maintined and white. The stained glass is very beautiful. Well worth a visit. Close... More 

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Incheon, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Cathedral is gorgeous, and it is right next to the largest traditional arts and crafts market. The problem is security, as everywhere in the city/country. Too many street kids and beggars, plus the lack of guards around. Worth to visit, but be careful.

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Canada
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

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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