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Catedral de Pedra, Canela

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Extremely photogenic Catedral de Pedra is one of Brazil’s finest examples of the English Gothic architectural style. This Cathedral of Stone, as its name literally translates from the Portuguese, features a tower rising 65 m (213 ft) into the air, and includes a carillon of 12 bronze bells imported all the way from Italy. The interior is decorated with painted canvases created by the gaucho artist Marciano Schmitz, who used three panels to depict the sacred "Apparition of Our Lady." Also included are several paintings by Uruguayan artist Pablo Herrera, noted for using wood and clay in his works. Try to time your visit for the evening hours, when the building becomes the centerpiece of a colorful light show. With our international travel planner, Canela attractions like Catedral de Pedra can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Cathedral of Cinnamon is one of the icons of this charming little town which is Cinnamon. Its architecture is very unique and is centered at the end of the main avenue of the city. Worth the visit and enter this charming cathedral.
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  • The night the spectacle of lights adorn the Church and in the morning the imposing stone building brand presence in this city icon
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  • Cinnamon Stone Cathedral is really beautiful, a postcard of the city. Stay in the Centre of Canela in beautiful square, with many craft shops, chocolates and nearby restaurants. Is an attraction not to be missed.
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Google
  • Imitação de igrejas goticas europeias. É bonito de se ver. Visitação obrigatoria em canela
  • Bonita por fora. Média por dentro.
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  • The Canela Cathedral is God's Shadow over history. "" ****
  • Linda catedral, mas tá bem mal cuidada em volta.