Igreja de São Pelegrino, Caxias Do Sul

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Church Tourist Spot
Aldo Locatelli is responsible for the vivid frescoes that cover Igreja de São Pelegrino's walls and ceilings. Locatelli's paintings are what give the church its reputation as the most beautiful in the city. Along with the murals, you’ll also see a pair of bronze doors designed by Augusto Murer that are spectacular in their own right. They depict the story of the Italian immigration to Brazil sculpted in metal. Another homage to Italy is the replica Pieta on display.  Arrange to visit Igreja de São Pelegrino and other attractions in Caxias Do Sul using our Caxias Do Sul vacation route planner.
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Where to stay in Caxias Do Sul

Whether you’re looking for budget-friendly inns, or more upscale hotels, you’ll likely find it in Caxias Do Sul. Stay in the center of the city to be within walking distance of most attractions and to get a good feel for the Italian history that emanates from this place. With a large range of accommodation options to choose from, you won’t need to worry too much about booking a room far in advance.
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  • I have been to some Catholic Churches in Brazil and I have to tell it was the best preserved church I've seen in Brazil. Clear, and clean. With some touristic instructors in entrance. Was a very posit...  more »
  • The church of São Pelegrino is one of the postcards of Caxias do Sul . It is large space with all the wallls and ceiling with paintings of Aldo Locatelli. A masterpiece with angels and biblical scenes...  more »
  • The church interior is covered with beautiful and colorful paintings of the talented Italian painter Aldo Locatelli. Especially the Last Supper and the impressive Via Crucis. There is a replica of the...  more »
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  • Very traditional place in Caxias do Sul. Every tourist has to come here !
  • Beautiful church
  • A place not to be missed. If you go the Serra Gaúcha. Don't miss this church with paintings by Aldo Locatelli. A beautiful place. Full of art and peace. Leave a time reserved for power hook up. Take lots of pictures. Enjoy what our country is beautiful.
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  • Beautiful place!!! I doubt anyone visiting and not to be charmed by the structure found. The inner part of the Church is simply fantastic! Take a good camara fotografica and take advantage of the religious articles store, which is quite complete.
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  • Fantastic place! Much peace, tranquility and beautiful architecture. Has a natural source of drinking water available for the public to enjoy at no cost. Worth knowing the location who is the tour of the city.
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