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Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

4.5/5165 Reviews
Church

Business Hours

Church 7:00-17:00; Religious Museum: Wednesday 9:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 9:00-12:00, other time to try Phone Appointment.

Address

Av. Chile, 245 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
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About Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral is a church that differs from the traditional concept of Rio de Janeiro. Unlike the old and elegant churches in Europe, the entire church can hardly find any elements the belong to the church. It is a modern building with a reinforced concrete structure. There is a cross at the top of the tower. It is this simple cross that seems to confirm the identity of the church.

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  • Allen Zhang SG
    5.0

    Wonderful country, can not be described in words, to Brazil to see the World Cup came to Rio de Janeiro, has not been organized part of Brazil's travels, not lazy, but warm and kind Brazilians are by no means the media commentary, let us feel and move too much, too many photos, really do not know where to start... First, look at Rio Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Celestial Ladder. The appearance of this cathedral is different from that of any other church I have ever seen. Looking at the appearance of the cathedral, it is a concrete conical building with numerous windows. Into the church, stained glass runs high from top to bottom, vertical line, like a staircase, leading to the dome-embedded, transparent cross. Under the dome, a statue of Jesus bound to the golden cross is suspended in the sky, which is also unique. The design of the church is simple but ingenious, which is unforgettable.

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  • 闲云野鹤xc
    5.0

    Rio de Janeiro Cathedral was built in 1964 and completed in 1976. It is a modern building with reinforced concrete structure. It's hard to imagine a church for the first time to see this conical building. The modern style church is 75 meters high and 106 meters in diameter at the bottom. It can hold 20,000 people. Because the church is like a ladder, it is called "ladder" cathedral. When you enter a church, you can feel the magnificence of the church. Looking up, the top of the church is a huge glass cross. Sunlight shines through the cross, making the hall bright and soft. Above the rostrum, there is a huge wooden statue of Jesus'crucifixion. Although it is common, the scene of Jesus being nailed on the cross still shocks the soul. On the back is the window of "top of heaven and earth" and the sunshine becomes colorful through the window, adding mysterious color to the whole church.

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  • juki235
    5.0

    This is a very unique church, which looks like a conical cooling tower. If there is not a cross that does not feel like a church at all, but there are holes in the sky, stained glass stretches to the top, the light of the cross shape is particularly sacred. There is a feeling of being shrouded and guided by the upward crucifixion. It feels sacred.

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  • lanny
    5.0

    The unique style of the ladder, Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, almost all use natural light and natural ventilation system. Solemn, solemn and solemn, the holy light penetrates through colorless glass and stained glass...

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  • 张老师
    5.0

    Celestial ladder church, look at the appearance of the church, is a concrete cone-shaped building, opened countless windows. Into the church, tall stained glass runs down from top to bottom, a straight line, a bright cross. Under the dome, a statue of Jesus bound to the golden cross hangs in the sky. It's also unique! Want to take a picture with the police and your eldest brother, after all, this city does not give me much sense of security, but their sense of security in the place is still enhanced a lot!

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  • 张老师
    5.0

    I've been to all the twelve Christian churches in the world, but my favorite one is not one of them. It's St. Petersburg's Blood Dripping Cathedral. Two other churches are not among the twelve, because they are bizarre. The traditional framework of dignity and solemnity has no binding force on these two churches. They are St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, California, USA, and the Cathedral of the Celestial Ladder in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Follow my footsteps and look at this weird Cathedral in downtown Rio de Janeiro.

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  • latinobru
    5.0

    Very modern building, church momentum is grand, high-spirited, very solemn, outside and inside gives people a completely different feeling, as if there are no holes, very beautiful colored windows, the environment outside the church is also good, very beautiful.

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  • 走四方的Miss LIU
    5.0

    It's a beautiful church with a special design, especially the stained glass inside. Many people will miss it when they go to Rio, but it's worth visiting. It won't take much time to recommend it.

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  • 小胖鱼large
    5.0

    It's coloured inside. In the downtown area. You can get there by subway from Baha. It's also near the Lapa bridge. It's free. Not many people. It won't last long, but it's really great. Be sure to come.

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  • 安纳波利斯董翳
    5.0

    The modern pyramid-like structure of the ladder church is simpler and simpler in appearance than that of the medieval churches in Europe. It's quiet, magnificent, solemn and solemn. The ladder is 75 meters high. Perhaps this is the closest place to heaven.

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