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IGREJA SÃO PELEGRINO

IGREJA SÃO PELEGRINO

Address: Av. Itália, 54 | Neighborhood São Pelegrino

City: Caxias do Sul

Phone: +55 54 3221 2567

E-mail: saopelegrino@diocesedecaxias.org.br

Website: http://www.diocesedecaxias.org.br

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One of the main urban attractions in Caxias, São Pelegrino Church is an artistic reference point of the city.

Inside the temple you can appreciate Aldo Locatelli’s magnificent frescos. One one side there are fourteen Via Sacra stations. On the roof you can see “The Creation of the World”, “The Creation of Human”, “The Expulsion from Earth Paradise” and “Doomsday”.

On the atrium, there is "Replica of Pietá" of Michelangelo, donated by Pope Paulo VI because of Italian Immigration Centenary.

The bronze doors, in high relief, portrays the colonization epic and they were made by Augusto Mürer. The temple has "Essa Mortuária", with single characteristics in the country, constructed by Remo Gianella, who has also created the clock of flowers.

Schedule: daily, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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