Co-Catedral São Pedro dos Clérigos, Recife

Co-Catedral São Pedro dos Clérigos, Recife (must see)

Catedral De Sao Pedro Dos Clerigos is a popular tourist attraction in Recife. It was built by Manuel Ferreira Jácome in 1759 using the Great Santa Maria Sanctuary in Rome as a model. The church is beautiful, with two bell towers and an amazing interior made with a neoclassical design. The ceiling is painted, the interior features carvings, while the pulpit is engraved in gold. The church itself was built in baroque style.

Why You Should Visit:
Reinaugurated in 2017, after years of restoration works, this is arguably one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Brazil, inside and out.
Sometimes they play parties on the patio in front of the Cathedral on weekends.

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Co-Catedral São Pedro dos Clérigos on Map

Sight Name: Co-Catedral São Pedro dos Clérigos
Sight Location: Recife, Brazil
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Recife Religious Sights Walk   City Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Recife, Brazil

Create Your Own Walk in Recife

Create Your Own Walk in Recife

Creating your own self-guided walk in Recife is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Recife History Museums Walk

Recife History Museums Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Recife Religious Sights Walk

Recife Religious Sights Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Recife Culture and Art Museums Walk

Recife Culture and Art Museums Walk

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Bairro Santo Antonio Walk in Recife

Bairro Santo Antonio Walk in Recife

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Bairro do Recife Walk

Bairro do Recife Walk

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km