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Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara

Rua Sao Pedro Alcantara 60, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-300, Brazil
+55 24 22424300
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Rua Sao Pedro Alcantara 60, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-300, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a quick visit to the cathedral (on our way to the brewery, ha ha). It is beautiful inside, very simple, with wonderful stained glass windows. The best view is from a distance, looking down the canal.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

From all the way down by the river you get a majestic view of the building. It stands high and beautiful, you get to see where the king and queen are buried and if you get lucky might listen to the organ playing, it gives...More

Thank Priscila S
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Not just a beautiful and magnificent Gothic cathedral, but also is the mausoleum of Brazil 2nd Emperor - D. Pedro II, his daughter Princess Isabel, his wife and his son in law.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Almost all churches are a must during first visit in certain city; in this case is a must because this church is an important architectural facility of what is it called "Petropolis Imperial City", besides inside is the grave of the emperor Pedro the Second....More

Thank Jorge Luis H
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

I must say, this is one of my favorite cathedrals... Simple yet impressive, the stained glass windows are beautiful and it's facade is also lovely, even at night it's well lit and worth walking by... Don't miss it!

Thank evyboo
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Visited on a Sunday in June. Not too crowded. Lots of history in Petropolis and the cathedral is one of the buildings that should be seen.

Thank PPANZKY
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

All stone cathedral with marvelous tinted-glass, do not miss Brazil;s emperor and his family mausoleum, better visit with a tour guide to know more about the over 40 years construction time and the origin of the tinted-glass

Thank MarceloAlemao
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

On our first visit to Petropolis we ran out of time and had only managed to get in the porch of the Cathedral but it looked so stunning we knew we had to come back and we returned one week later. On the second occasion...More

Thank Rechinout
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

This is a lovely church with great architecture. The stained glass panels are beautiful and well preserved. The tombs of D. Pedro II, emperor of Brazil and his wife are located to the right of the main entrance, as well as that of Princess Isabel,...More

Thank MariseCaetano
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk looking at big Villas . Church has the grave of Don Pedro 2 which means much more if you visit the Imperial Palace first so you can picture the man and how much he loved Brazil. Wonderful quite modern stained glass with biblical...More

Thank MichelleLeamDuke
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