Metropolitana Cathedral

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  • Address: R. Sobral, 1 - Centro, Fortaleza - CE, 60030-030, Brazil
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-8532314196
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

The construction of this majestic cathedral began in 1939 and it took a whole lot of time to complete- nearly 40 years! It was designed by French architect George Mounier and the design was allegedly inspired by the Grand Cathedral in cologne.

This is the third largest cathedral in Brazil and is set in Gothic-Roman style. There is a seating capacity of 5000 worshipers, the chapel of Joseph-the patron saint of Brazilian state of Ceara is on the left nave and the small chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Assumption is on the right. The central alter of the cathedral was brought over all the way from Verona. The Crypt is one of the striking features of the cathedral and is named as Crypt of the Adolescents. It has six alters devoted to saints who died in their teenage years. The depiction of Jesus in the crypt alter shows him as an adolescent. The stained glass windows are also worth observing.

Metropolitana Cathedral Travel Tips

  • Maintain peace at all times.
  • Modest dressing is recommended.
  • Do not photograph without permission.

Metropolitana Cathedral Hours

  • Masses every day except Monday.

How to Reach Metropolitana Cathedral

  • Bus : 11, 12, 13,17, 33, 54, 55, 71, 106, 905, 906, 909, 12

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  • Metropolitana Cathedral Address: R. Sobral, 1 - Centro, Fortaleza - CE, 60030-030, Brazil
  • Metropolitana Cathedral Contact Number: +55-8532314196
  • Metropolitana Cathedral Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Metropolitana Cathedral(preferred time): 09:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Metropolitana Cathedral: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 31.11% of people who visit Fortaleza include Metropolitana Cathedral in their plan

  • 65.79% of people start their Metropolitana Cathedral visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Metropolitana Cathedral

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

73.08% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Metropolitana Cathedral

People normally club together Fortress Of Our Lady Of Assumption and Praia Do Futuro while planning their visit to Metropolitana Cathedral.

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