View Full Version : Correction & Addition: Catedral Metropolitana Sé SP

Mar 27, 2007, 2:55 PM

Correction in Roof 92m both towers.
Built 1954, start 1912
Addition Info:
Address: Praça da Sé (http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pra%C3%A7a_da_S%C3%A9) s/n
Architect: Maximiliano Hehl (http://pt.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maximiliano_Hehl&action=edit)
Interesting facts: Project begins in 1912. One of the 5th big gothic temples in World. Neogothic style is the biggest Church in Sao Paulo city with 111m in length, 46 wide, 2 towers and a magistral dome. It could contain 8000 people inside. It was used 800ton of Marble. In Cripta was buried some important person like indian Tibiriçá (http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tibiri%C3%A7%C3%A1) and Regente Feijó (http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regente_Feij%C3%B3). Its organ from Itlay is one of the biggest in South America. In 1999 the building was closed due to a brick fall near the nave inside the church for small repairs. In 2000 was again closed for a complete restoration when it was complete finished in 2002 including some itens of the initial project. The restoration costed R$ 19,5 millions.

Source: http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catedral_Metropolitana_de_S%C3%A3o_Paulo Please also include this site for reference which has main photos.