Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Sé Cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Sao Paulo, the Sé Cathedral, is the largest church in the city. It is also one of the largest new gothic temples of the world. Inspired in medieval European churches, it began to be built in 1913, but the latest towers under the original project was in the 90s. Since 2002, after more than two years of great repairs, it can be seen almost as planned by the German architect Hehl.

-In the crypt 16 bishops and archbishops of the city are buried in the chronological order of death. There are the remains of Tibiriçá - the first Indian catechized by the Jesuits - and the priest Bartolomeu Lourenço de Gusmão, inventor of the balloon and aviation pioneer.
-On the top of the columns, armadillos, toucans, lizards, frogs, herons, cattle, corn, coffee and other parts of tropical flora are portrayed in an adaptation of the Gothic style - in European churches, dragons and bats occupy them. Thus, for example, in Notre Dame in Paris


: The most practical means of transport is the subway. Access to Sé station is done by red and blue lines.

: There are guided visits from 9am to 11.30am and from 01.00pm to 05.30 pm (Monday to Friday) from 9am to 04:30 pm (Saturday) and from 9 am to 01 pm (Sunday).
How much
: R$ 4.00.

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