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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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there are many churches throughout the country, but this is one of the more significant. worth the stop on its own, but it is that much more interesting when you consider this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you go to São Paulo city it could be a good idea to pay a visit to São Paulo "Sé" Cathedral as all importante catholic cerimonies are held there. You can also admire its architecture. It is locate in "Sé Square", and extremely easy to be reached by subway (underground) - "Sé" Station. By the way, in my opinion,... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I went to this place because I wanted to see more ancient buildings. This place is beautiful from the outside unfortunately full of drug addicts on the outside and homeless. The taxi driver who took us there recommended is not to take our camera and be aware at all times. I didn't feel that safe, although I must say the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

there are many churches throughout the country, but this is one of the more significant. worth the stop on its own, but it is that much more interesting when you consider this architectural work in the lense of its european inspiration that transcended the great ocean distance.

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

There's nowhere like here. If you're going to visit, try to be there during the Sunday celebration - they have an amazing Gregorian choir. I always cry when I hear them singing.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I went to visit this church and the surrounding area on a SUnday in May - the church was amazing and it was really nice to walk around in the financial district.. THere was a Mass going on but I could still get a great look around.. Nice mozaic of the Madona.. it is close to other attractions like Japantown... More 

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Caracas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Sadly, I did not have too much time for the cathedral. I just entered and walked around, but it was enough to say that it is an iconic place at the city. It is huge, sober, interesting, with hundred of details and images. Sadly the surroundings are not nice and you should be careful due to the big amount of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The cathedral is gorgeous on the outside and lovely on the outside - different from your standard, opulent church with concrete pillars and stained glass windows combined. We used a side entrance to enter the church during a service and quietly stood in the back for a few minutes admiring the cathedral. On the way out, my friend and I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

One of the few things worth visting in Sao Paulo. Do not expect too much of it :) . The square in from is nice too

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Its a case of the rough with the smooth. The cathedral is a youngster compared with our European examples but still impresses with its size and architecture. A bit more peaceful than outside and we did get a very nice burst of organ while there. Travel by the excellent though usually crowded metro to Se station, taking the correct exit,... More 

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Bytom, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you want pretty photos of Sao Paulo, the square in front of the cathedral is your place! It's beautiful! Marvellous. With all these palm trees.

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Additional Information about Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo

Address: Address: Praca da Se, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 3107-6832
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Se
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Se
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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