Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, Blumenau
(4.6/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz is very different from traditional churches, exhibiting more modern architecture. Opened in 1958 and designed by Gottfried Boehm, the church has a tower 45 meters (148 feet) high and three electronic bells. It was built with stones of red granite and stained glass windows that produce a brilliant light and colors. At the entrance, you will be greeted by a cedar carving depicting Our Lady, Christ Crucified, San Jose, and the Paschal Lamb. Symbolically, they represent family, forgiveness, community, and sacrifice. Once inside, two rows of white pillars on either side welcome you to rest and reflect. To visit Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz on your holiday in Blumenau, and find out what else Blumenau has to offer, use our Blumenau trip generator.
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  • Beautiful place, because it is a cathedral different than we're used to! very large and modern, with a beautiful view of the city
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  • One of the most beautiful and lush I visited Catholic churches in Brazil and abroad. Wonderful architecture.
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  • We took a quick, since we were staying next to the Cathedral. It was worth it. Beautiful and a place of great peace. Worth a closer look.
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  • Impressionante a grandeza dessa obra
  • Senti a presença de Deus!
  • Excelente lugar muito lindo e encantador com lugares estacionamento
  • Linda catedral, arquitetura fascinante.
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