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This beautiful neo-gothic church was buiklt beteewn 1884 and 1969 (the tower). It is similar to others in North France. In the mausoleum are the mortal remains of Emperor D. Pedro II and D. Teresa Cristina, Princess Isabel and Count D'Eu
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.
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
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
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!
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
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