Old Cathedral470 Votes Currently Open
- Address: R. do Carmo, 46 - Centro Rio de Janeiro, 20011-020, Brazil
- Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +55-2122424828
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Cathedral
Locally known as Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo da antiga Se, this Carmelite church located in downtown Rio is one of the most historically important buildings in the city.
The construction of the church took over two decades between 1761 and 1785 and has since witnessed numerous important historical occurrings within the walls. A striking example of Rococo architecture, this cathedral also used to be a centre for the arts and music. A trip to the place is a wonderful walk back in time. Be sure to explore this place which is rich in history. It also makes sense to take along a guide as you will be able to learn a lot more about the place’s past through them.
Old Cathedral Travel Tips
- Take some time in inspecting the intricately designed interiors.
How to Reach Old Cathedral
- Rio Centro Station
- Vero – Desserts
- Boulangerie Guerin – French
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10.75% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Old Cathedral in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
41.18% of people start their Old Cathedral visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Old Cathedral
80% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Old Cathedral