Sao Sebastiao Cathedral, Ilheus

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With its neoclassical style, artistic windows, and imposing columns and vaults, Sao Sebastiao Cathedral is the city’s main attraction. It is located on a city square, and surrounded by streets and alleys. A charming staircase leads to the church, and the view from the top of stairs is stunning, as is the view of the church from the beach. Using our international travel planner, Ilheus attractions like Sao Sebastiao Cathedral can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Located in an important tourist spot, adjacent to the Bar Vesúvio and Jorge Amado Museum, impresses with greatness and architectural aspects. A must visit for anyone who is in Islets.
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  • It has interesting architecture and is reasonably maintained. If you are passing through the central region of Islanders, worth the visit.
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  • If you the Islanders is a must-see where an assessment of our history that remains open for much of the day and located in the city centre.
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  • She represents the Bishop's dream that initiated the works, d. Eduardo, who was buried in the Church itself and is until today reason of idolatry, considered holy by many faithful. The Cathedral was inaugurated in 1967, took over thirty years to be built. The size of the Church impresses. She has, in your main dome, 48 meters high. Has a huge cultural value, by representing to the local society and for the tourist activity of the municipality. The Cathedral of Saint Sebastian is undoubtedly the symbol of Ilhéus and the most important tourist attraction.
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  • A place that inspires peace and tranquility enos invites you to prayer.
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  • Worth a visit
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Where to stay in Ilheus

Thanks to the city's well-developed tourist infrastructure, you won't have any trouble finding accommodations in Ilheus. For a luxurious experience, stay in a resort or eco-lodge on the seashore, where you'll have easy beach access and a relaxed atmosphere. You can experience beach proximity at a fraction of the price by booking a private bungalow or beachside cabin. There's no better way to get a feel for the city's history, however, then by looking away from the center and staying on a cacao plantation in the nearby hills, where you'll be able to see how the "chocolate tree" is grown and harvested.
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