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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

My wife dreamed of getting married there so we did it. Best decision we ever did. Most beautiful cathedral I ever saw.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danibracara
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JorgeLuisHM
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!

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MarceloAlemao
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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