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Sao Sebastiao Cathedral

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Address: Praca D. Eduardo, s/n, Ilheus, State of Bahia, Brazil
Phone Number: 7232313368
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Cool with a story

It is always nice to come into the cathedrals when in a hot country. There is an interesting story about how the colonel, after a visit went down to the restaurant, and by a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2016
Thomas H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

It is always nice to come into the cathedrals when in a hot country. There is an interesting story about how the colonel, after a visit went down to the restaurant, and by a secret door could come to the Brazilian version of "Moulin Rouge" on the other side.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Just been renovated from outside and looks glourious. Just outside the Bar Vesuvius and you will not wonder anymore why Jorge Amado chose that spot at the bar...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately it was closed but it's very beautiful outdoors so I imagine indoors! I really recommend to go there but on holidays isn't possible to see it :(

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

You will enjoy a magnificent architecture at this church. In the inside there are many detailed statues from catholic saints.

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Ilheus, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The surrounding area is dirty, especially the steps area, and the square has almost no seating. It lacks that atmosphere that makes you want to stay and savour the area. Popped in and I was done in 10 minutes.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The banner at the door says that they are encouraging people to attend mass for GRACE! Very large interior, and well lit in white.

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São Paulo, Brasil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

It is a church like any other. Nothing special, nothing diferent. I could have skeeped that place.

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Kolding, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Worth seeing if your in Ilheus. Situated in the north part of Ilheus apart from what the map says.

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