Santa Cruz Chapel, Maringa

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Santa Cruz Chapel is an important part of the city’s historical heritage, opened originally in 1946 and recently extensively restored. The chapel was erected with the help and cooperation of local residents, who financed the construction using their private funds. It was the very first church built in the urban area of Maringa, and has remained a favorite wedding location for young couples living in the city. The chapel features paintings and sacred images, some of which were imported from Spain. Make this historic site a brief but mandatory stop on your tour of the region to learn about the city’s rich cultural, artistic, and religious heritage. Work out when and for how long to visit Santa Cruz Chapel and other Maringa attractions using our handy Maringa trip itinerary maker site .
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  • The Chapel is small, but very cozy, all in ancient wood, very beautiful., the parking lot is small, a few cars in the courtyard.
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  • Well ... it's no big deal, it's just a beautiful church. What makes her attractive is to know which was the first to be built in the urban area, today's historic heritage. It's cozy, it's up a few people and it's all wood. My graduation mass was there.
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  • First Church in the city beautiful wonderful perfect visit because it is ancient monumental great place for weddings tbem
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Where to stay in Maringa

You're most likely to find accommodation in the central grid of Maringa, which is bisected by the railway line and lies just north of the iconic Cathedral of Maringa. Stay in one of the larger hotels in the city center--and ask for a south-facing room--to experience views of the spiked cathedral from the comfort of your suite. If you want to make the most of the city's vast green spaces, stay near one of Maringa's biggest urban parks, Parque do Inga or Bosque 2. If you're driving and just planning to spend one night, you can find accommodations along the main arteries in and out of town.
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