Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Metropolitan Cathedral, Campinas

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Made entirely of compressed clay, Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Metropolitan Cathedral is considered one of seven wonders of Campinas. Finished in 1883 by local architect Ramos de Azevedo, this church took nearly 70 years to be completed. With a Neoclassical façade, the building features a Baroque-style interior, with notable wooden furnishings, Austrian pews, silver chandeliers, crucifixes, and hand-carved alters. The internal decorations are made from special dark jacaranda wood, native to this area. The four bells in the main tower are a century old. Step in on a hot day for a quick visit, or time your city tour to arrive for Mass. Put Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Metropolitan Cathedral into our Campinas itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Campinas.
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  • August 11, 2017
    It was inaugurated in the parish of Nsa Senhora da Conceição of Campinas do Mato Grosso of Jundiaí in 14 July 1774. The masses were sung a church pillada in taipa, by slaves and funded by lottery contributions. In 1847 D Peter rose Vila de São Carlos, the city with the name of Campinas She and every carved wooden altar, pulpit and Choir balcony gallery, the bells was installed in 1870. Underwent reform recently.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Landmarks of the city centre, the Cathedral of the Matrix region, was revitalized your external appearance giving possibility of beautiful pictures. But the environment still bears the sadness of poverty.
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  • August 9, 2017
    In excellent condition (it was restored in 2015; 2016) has sacred images and wooden flooring dated 19th century the masses has a very good acoustic
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