Metropolitan Cathedral, Porto Alegre

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The most immediately striking feature of Metropolitan Cathedral--an early 20th-century neoclassical cathedral--is the frontpiece adorned with colorful mosaics. The mosaics depict the history of the catholic church in Brazil, and they help to relieve the somber character of this otherwise imposing building. Inside you will find two huge and intricate stained glass windows and a beautiful Baroque statue of the Virgin and Child, enshrined against a mural by Aldo Locatelli. In general, however, the decoration avoids ostentation, preferring instead to let the elegant proportions and geometric details of the architecture speak for themselves. Before you head to Porto Alegre, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Porto Alegre itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Porto Alegre has to offer, including Metropolitan Cathedral.
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  • I'm not Catholic but the Metropolitan Cathedral is beautiful!! Worth the visit and still make a prayer below the dome at St. Peter's Basilica remember q.
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  • Who is sensitive to Valley architecture, a true work of art to be wondering how this Babylon was built
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  • Next to the Centre of power of the State, is the best start to start a tour of the city centre.
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