Catedral Metropolitana de Natal, Natal

(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
With its modern construction and conical shape, Catedral Metropolitana de Natal is not your typical church experience. Located in the Cicade Alta district, this church is dedicated to Our Lady of the Presentation, patron saint of the city. Walk inside its cool walls on a hot day, and take a moment to admire its stained-glass windows, large crosses, and three bells. Locally known as the New Cathedral, the church was inaugurated in 1988. Large, airy, with almost no sacred images, it is an architectural achievement well worth a quick stop. Pope John Paul II stopped by in 1991. You can buy souvenirs and snacks in the basement if you’re just passing through, or choose to stay for daily mass. The cathedral is open for visitors every day of week. Use our Natal trip builder to add Catedral Metropolitana de Natal and other attractions to your Natal vacation plans.
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  • Very modern, with a beautiful chorus throughout the mass... of course, in Portuguese. It is worth to know it. Very friendly people... They even gave you bottled water to drink, to the exit.
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  • The Cathedral has a very bold and modern architecture, very different from conventional churches. Is a fairly new Church, inaugurated in 1988. Its interior has no sacred images, only a central crucifix.
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  • The Cathedral surprises with your modern architecture without columns in the middle of the Church (only on the ceiling and on the sides), but also for paintings and historical images, like that of our Lady of the presentation. Underground, it is possible to visit the crypt Chapel Are blessed by John Paul II during your visit to Christmas. In it, you can have access to used the Holy relics upon your passing in potiguar Indians lands. Best of all, enjoy a quiet environment, conducive to prayer and meditation.
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  • A modern and interesting building.
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  • Great choice of tourism religiso, modern architecture, ample parking. Highlighting the presence of elevator for wheelchair users access to the basement, where are the bathrooms. Excellent team. In addition to great downtown location, near the famous promenade of João Pessoa Street.
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  • Very well structured.
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  • I've always been watching mass in this Cathedral and mi feel is with Jesus right next to me all he sees and I see him mi is very rewarding!! .....
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