Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

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  • The Cathedral is amazing, is in prime location for a visit. The best way to get there is the subway down the subway Praça da Sé. You will have to go through some Panhandlers and homeless people, who stand on the stairs. But, while there will be an incredible experience. Is next to the Center, and it is worth extending the ride and walk through its Center. Go during the day, because it is more secure to be crowded with people walking in and out of jobs and shops.
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  • Of course it is worth visiting the Cathedral but the inside of it being more "clean" doesn't take the tourist to impress as when you visit some churches in the Baroque style. In any case the visit is like heaven when the environment is so degraded as to the Square, a shame really.
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  • I went for the second time at this location, although born in São Paulo. Worth checking out the performances of Gregorian chant and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the place.
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  • he Metropolitan Cathedral of São Paulo is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil. The building, which is the city’s largest Catholic church, has a crypt so big it’s basically its own underground church. The massive crypt is located under the main altar. The vast hall, which is supported by beautiful Gothic-style arches and columns, is decorated with marble sculptures that depict the history of the biblical figures Job and Saint Jerome. São Paulo’s bishops, archbishops, and other historically important people are buried within. It’s the final resting place for people like Father Diogo Feijó, who was a regent of Brazil during Emperor Dom Pedro II’s 19th-century reign and Bartolomeu Lourenço de Gusmão, a visionary and the creator of an 18th-century airship design. The crypt also houses the giant brass tomb of Chief Tibiriçá, a 16th-century native who converted to Christianity and helped the Portuguese Jesuits colonize São Paulo. Construction on the neo-Gothic cathedral began in 1913 and lasted for four decades. Over 800 tons of rare marble were used in its making. Everything except the towers was completed in time for the city’s 400th anniversary in 1954. Despite having a Renaissance-style dome, the cathedral is still known as the world’s fourth largest neo-Gothic temple. It’s the main house of worship for the parish of Our Lady of the Assumption of São Paulo, which was created on August 10, 1591.
  • One of the biggest cathedral in the city, neo-gothic style, can hold up to 8000 people, there's guided tours typically offered on Sundays. The surrounding area looks a bit dodgy, visit during the day and stay away from baggers
  • The Cathedral is good and the squre around it is very nice. But there are too many baggers and thieves. Looks so dangeros.
  • It is a beatiful cathedral! Be careful walking outside and around the place, Sé Square is not so safe.
  • Visited this cathedral about a year ago and although I really liked the interior and the quick access their is to it (without mentioning how close other vibrant places like the Japanese Quarter are) the areas surrounding the cathedral don't tend to feel too safe.

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