Catedral de São Pedro de Alcântara

Catedral de São Pedro de Alcântara

Catedral de São Pedro de Alcântara
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Trek-Always
Alpharetta, GA2,525 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2015 • Couples
Gothic style church which contains some particularly beautiful stained glass windows. You need to park on the street and find a person to pay a parking fee by the hour. We left our car at the cathedral and walked to several other attractions which are close by.

Worth a brief visit to see this lovely cathedral.

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Written February 25, 2015
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Gypsgris
Poughkeepsie, NY471 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Friends
The main attraction here are the final resting places of Dom Pedro II, his wife Empress Teresa Cristina, his daughter princess imperial Isabel (who signed the law abolishing slavery in Brazil), and her husband, Comte d'Eu. The church is of the 19th century with the tower finished only in 1969.
Written September 7, 2014
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Travel_World63
Sao Paulo, SP411 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2014 • Family
This gothic church is open to public visitation and house the tombs of Emperor Dom Pedro and his family. The stained glass windows are specially beautiful with sunlights. Don't miss this fine attraction.
Written December 30, 2014
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A.B.Maeda
Rio de Janeiro, RJ431 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It is located very close to Imperial Museum. Such a beautiful church wih the Tomb of Dom Pedro and his family.
Written October 13, 2014
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,571 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2013 • Friends
If you came to Rio de Janeiro, looking for sun, beaches, and it is raining ... Go to the nearby city of Petrópolis, in the mountains just outside of Rio, easily reached by car in a little more than one hour. Petrópolis was the Summer capital of the Brazilian Court. The Royal Family enjoyed it's cool weather and beautiful mountains and valleys. The Imperial Cathedral cannot be missed. Its construction, in the famous neogothic style, started in1884 and was completed in 1960. Beautiful glass windows complete the scenary, bringing you to exceptional moments of peace and introspection. The Royal Mausoleum is a must, with the tombs of Brazil's last Emperor, D. Pedro II, and his wife, the Italian Princess, D. Teresa Cristina di Borbone-Due Sicilie. And finally, avoid free-lancer guides. You do not need them. Enjoy!
Written July 8, 2013
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mariaBrazil
brazil59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The cathedral is very well maintained, it is beautiful , and there are the important graves there, extinct ancestors of the Brazilian throne.
Written October 10, 2011
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Lucia Helena A
Rio de Janeiro, RJ110 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
The cathedral has an amazing architecture and the interior is equally beautiful and peaceful. There is a story of love for the country in the tombs of the emperor and part of his family.
Unfortunately, the outside statues and walls are deteriorating by lack of care and investment on urgent restoration. It is a shame that a very rich lady (the billionaire L. Safra, a Brazilian) felt more prone to donate a very large amount of money to restore Notre Dame but could not consider a few thousands for places like this, in her own country.
Written May 1, 2019
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Ken B
Overton, NV61 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
I was very impressed with the simplicity of the cathedral, but truly amazed at the elaborate stain glass windows.
Written April 6, 2019
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phgoncalves
Rio de Janeiro, RJ173 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2016 • Friends
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.
Written August 31, 2017
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Flora N
Rio de Janeiro, RJ43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2015 • Family
It's a beautiful church. Worth the visit. Inside right in the entrance there is the tomb of Dom Pedro. Very cool.
Written March 22, 2015
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