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São Luiz Gonzaga, Novo Hamburgo
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Stone steps lead you away from the busy area of restaurants and shoe stores to reach this cathedral at the top. The highlights of 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. Use our Novo Hamburgo itinerary planner to add São Luiz Gonzaga and other attractions to your Novo Hamburgo vacation plans.
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  • Beautiful construction, internal and external details of very beautiful architecture, very large, and imposing
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  • The Cathedral São Luiz Gonzaga built in 1926, Roman-style Basilica, has frescoes of the Italian painter Aldo Locatelli, Martian Samson, Emilio Sessa and Brother Nile and Ilse Postali Schmidt Has a pipe organ Arbohn. Located in the central region of Novo Hamburgo near the Bourbon Mall has secured parking is open to the public.
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  • The Cathedral is beautiful and is located in the central region of the city, so easy access using the subway.
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  • Bom lugar para refletir.
  • Muito linda
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  • This place will be forever in my mind and in my heart! (I was hosted at the parish house x reasons for the trip to Rio de Janeiro by the WYD) Thank you for everything Gabriel, Father Mateo and father Luizão! A huge hug from Argentina. Luke and mark
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  • É UM CATOLICA APOSTOLICA ROMANA? OU FAZ PARTE DA ORTODOXA. SOU EX PROTESTANTE E QUERIA COMEÇAR A PARTICIPAR .