Catedral Basílica São Luiz Gonzaga, Novo Hamburgo

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Stone steps lead you away from the busy area of restaurants and shoe stores to reach this cathedral at the top. The highlights of Catedral Basílica São Luiz Gonzaga are its renovated and freshly painted exterior, traditional religious paintings by Italian painters Aldo Locatelli and Emilio Sessa, Roman-style basilica, and two bell towers 50 m (164 ft) in height. Other attractions include the screens of Our Lady of Ilse and High Altar designed by brothers Gegler. The seating capacity inside is 1240 seats and there is a choir on Sunday. The building is well lit at night. There is a tourist information center close by the cathedral. Plan my day in Novo Hamburgo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • That is in the city of Novo Hamburgo suggest come to meet, stay right in the center of town.
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  • The city's icon, your beautiful architecture and beautiful interior make it a must-visit for anyone who comes to New Hamburg.
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  • Catedral São Luiz Gonzaga, with two towers, has organ, large amount of Woods and beautiful paintings. Your ceiling is flat, side entrance
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  • Very beautiful and imposing Cathedral by the standards of the region, in the central area of NH. Construction is beautiful. Unfortunately the bars in front of the Church indicates that the site is dangerous at night. Visit and pray for all.
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  • Wonderful and majestic Cathedral Basilica, where I learned music and many years later founded and was conductor of the Boys Choir of the Cathedral of NH
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  • I was baptized in it and my son too ...
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  • Very beautiful Cathedral, Catholic Cathedral, because believers hate images of Saints.
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  • I lived 5 years in novo Hamburgo, worked at big every weekend attending the celebrations. Today I live in Hyderabad-rs
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Accommodations in the city are much more "novo" than they are "Hamburgo," so those hoping to stay in a period timber-clad German pension will be disappointed. Novo Hamburgo's accommodations tend to cluster in the Centro district, either side of the main east-west thoroughfare. Essentially, hotels are the only lodgings in the city; they range from the simple and casual to more upmarket, business-traveler oriented fare. Despite the lack of variety in form, you'll find a decent choice when it comes to character and cost.
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