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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 architecture of the Cathedral is really beautiful, but the Central fortress is very abandoned, had many beggars, and the stench of urine around the Church. not to mention the pigeons!
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  • All very beautiful, with beautiful stained glass Windows. If you come to downtown Fortaleza, central market is a hop, 5-minute thing, the problem is only out of vuco-vuco of street vendors there in the Centre, but well worth the visit and make a prayer in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament.
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  • easily accessible location wonderful tour for people who love and are religious, place for a perfect prayer.
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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...