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Metropolitana Cathedral, Fortaleza

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Built to hold 5,000 people, Metropolitana Cathedral is the third largest cathedral in the Brazil. The magnificient interior features panelled and circular stained glass windows that spread colored light across the pews. You can see similar flying buttresses and arches in European cathedrals. This is no conincidence: the cathedral's architect was French. Don't let the exterior with its years of soot stains fool you; behind this blackened facade you will find majesty. Our Fortaleza tourist route planner makes visiting Metropolitana Cathedral and other Fortaleza attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Cathedral is in a location accessible and we had no difficulty with the visitation schedule. The doors were open. An environment that exudes religiosity.
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  • Cathedral in the Centre of the fortress is very beautiful, while unkempt, needs few repairs because I saw several infiltrations which damage the artwork of the Church
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  • From the outside thisc begrimed Roman-Gothic Cathedral with its twein spires dominating the surrounding arwea, and the buttresses so reminiscent of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, could understandably ...  more »
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  • Ótimo lugar.
  • Linda demais
  • Linda estrutura
  • Arquitetura gótica, ícone de sua época, ponto obrigatório de visita para qualquer amante do turismo inteligente
  • It's the city cathedral, just don't walk around with your camera hanging on the neck...