Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara, Petropolis
Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara, Petropolis - Address, Phone Number
Address: Sao Pedro Alcântara, 60 - Centro, Petropolis - RJ, 25685-300, Brazil
Time Required: 00:30 Mins
Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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About Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara, Petropolis
The church’s architecture would be enough of a reason to visit, for it’s beautiful, a soaring French neo-Gothic structure that took nearly 88 years to construct. However, it is also the royal Mausoleum, where the Emperor Dom Pedro II; Empress Teresa Cristina; Princess Imperial Isabel and her husband Prince Gaston the Count of Eu are buried. The highlights of the church are:
- The Royal and noble tombs
- The 70 metre high tower with its carrilon of 5 bronze bells
- A main altar of limestone
- The Carrara marble statue of St. Peter of Alcantara
- The beautiful stained glass windows with poems by the King impressed on them
- The 2400 kg main doors
Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara Information
- Street paid parking.
Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara Opening and Closing Hours
- Opening hours are subjected to change with events and religious schedules.
How To reach Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara by Public Transport
- Take a taxi
- Drive to here, and ask locals for directions.
- Ask locals for public transport info.
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Catedral De Sao Pedro De Alcantara, Petropolis Reviews
The cathedral is beautiful! It is worth a visit!
Very interesting architecture, neo gothic influence. Remains of the late emperor D. Pedro II, his wife Teresa Cristina, his daughter Princess Isabel(who freed the slaves) and her husband Count D. (Gaston).
Beautiful Catedral where you can visit and get a lot of information about the Monarchy in Brazil for free.