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Sao Pellegrino Church

Av. Italia, 50 | Centro, Caxias Do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (City Center)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural

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Calgary, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
98 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is for sure a great art work to look at. Outside you don't realize how beautiful is inside. But once you got in you see Italian marble and European style inspired work. Worth to stop!

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Brasilia, DF
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

On the outside it doesn´t look like much but once you´ve gone in the artwork on the ceiling and on the walls are breathtaking.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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146 reviews 146 reviews
11 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is without a doubt the best place to visit in Caxias. The church has an amazing architecture and art work which was performed by Aldo Locatelli which is a Italian-Brazilian painter. The art works took ten years to be completed and are considered his greatest works. The church also has a replica of the "The Pietà" sculpture by Michelangelo.... More 

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Porto Alegre, Brazil
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

If you like painting, this church is definitely a must-go place in Caxias do Sul. Don't be fooled by the facade (which isn't especially beautiful) - the real gems are all inside. Take your camera and hold your breath.

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Caxias do Sul - RS - Brazil
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210 reviews 210 reviews
45 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The church is probably the nicest one in the city. The frescos of Aldo Locatelli and the Pieta replica is a must see.

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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Definately the most beautiful church in the city! It is a must go sightseeing! A lot of history and beautiful paintings from Aldo Locatelli. It's on downtown, so very easy to go, with a lot of different thing to see around either!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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208 reviews 208 reviews
36 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Not suntuous or gold enriched like famous churches, but marvelous paintings by the Itlalian painter Aldo Locatelli.

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London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews 157 reviews
60 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Not often will you find a church with wall paintings in Brazil so Sao Pellegrino is truly special. The architecture itself is pretty "normal", but once you walk inside you will see what the church is all about. Aldo Locatelli did a great job on the ceiling and walls of the church. Its three bronze doors by Augusto Murer are... More 

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Ridgefield, CT USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Painted not in a traditional manner of fragile Jesus, Locatelli's works make you look at the body from a different angle and impress you by the stoic power of suffering and pain..The Church is certainly worth a visit..

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

A different church with nice paintings from Aldo Locatelli, italian painting, a fantastic reproduction of Pieta , Michelangelo, a treasure of church. The best in Caxias, splendorous.

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