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Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo

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Address: Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 3107-6832
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a very intersting place to visit , it really shows the old aspect of the city of sao paulo , the way to go there is not the best though

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

beautiful architecture however the surroundings are terrible. Be aware of your belongings when walking around there. Pickpockets are quite active in that zone. Try to start your tour in Liberdade, the Japanese quartier. The Galvao Bueno Street is the main japanese street. There are two good traditional japanese Restaurants to go. Lika Sushi and Tako. Simple, but the food is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

a very intersting place to visit , it really shows the old aspect of the city of sao paulo , the way to go there is not the best though

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Cuiaba, MT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The Cathedral has an amazing architecture and it can be seeing for very far, there is a square in front of it, there you'll find a lot people passing by or doing street art.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful church in the heart of Sao Paulo . I absolutely love everything about it.This is a must see for everyone visiting Sao Paulo.My only concern is the safety in this area and surroundings. Don't take personal things and a lot of money when you visit the church and also wear as normal as... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The church is beautiful! But the area is terrible...don't go at evening and pay attention for the wallet

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Breathtaking ..a must see while in Sao Paulo. The exterior is majestic and requires a bit of time looking to see all the incredible detail. The interior is equally stunning and very peaceful. ..a great escape from the business of the streets although I love them too!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Visit Se Cathedral , downtown area São Paulo! Prefer daylight for your safety, but it worths ! The windows in their colored lights, the wooden furniture, the huge columns, the ghotic arches. It´s such a piece of history and art and religion ....when you leave the front door, you can see the palm trees and the so called Zero Marc... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Amazing Catholic Church in Gothic Style stucture built in the early 1900's in the heart of the city. Used to hold stilish and glamourous weddings but due to crime rate in the evenings , church remais opened for mess service and tourist visiting only.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

You can request a free guide inside the church, I did and I hope still working this way, so he explain many curiosity about the place that I didn t know as a natural born in Sao Paulo, I really enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

One of the main landmarks in Sao Paulo, the cathedral is a fine example of gothic architecture and is located in the very heart of the city.

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Sé, which derives its name from Sé Square, is a central neighborhood 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 in the region, which today marks the crowded perimeter. Sé is a great area to explore during daytime, but use caution if visiting alone at night.
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