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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  • It is possible to take a decent photo of postcard in front of this Cathedral. Beautiful day, let alone at night.
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  • It was not my first time in the Cathedral, but the grandeur and beauty of the Church are worth many visits. The images of the Saints in natural size are beautiful.
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  • Construction of otterlo. Imposing structures and very interesting architecture. Is right in the heart of the city and if the surroundings had similar conservation, it would be even more beautiful.
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  • Beautiful, imposing and charming, as well as everything in your surroundings, you can spot her from various corners of the city and the night is more beautiful still, all lit up.
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  • The architecture of the temple is impressive when seen by your side. To your dome is visible in many parts of the city, it's almost a guidepost for who's passing through town. The interior isn't as opulent as numerous other churches. There are several statues of Saints with subtitles etched on the wall telling you about their lives. Unfortunately, the recording on St. Benedict, the "Holy black and poor" was partially erased, as if someone had rubbed off on purpose. If that happened, it's unfortunate, because the prejudice have invaded even this sacred site.
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  • Very pretty, but I think that the diocese should help those homeless people who just sit in front of the Church ... is painful!
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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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