Monday, September 17, 2012

BRAZIL ~São Paulo-Cathedral da Sé~

...Lovely detailed window view of the Cathedral a major landmark in São Paulo (BR-223016)!
Thanks Leticia!

With great stamps:Animals of the Brazilian Fauna (Issued 5/6/2012)and a 2002 trumpet stamp from a set of 10.
View from the facade of the Cathedral, highlighting the grandeur of the composition between granite and stained glass

The Cathedral was designed by Maximilian Emil Hehl in the neo-Gothic style, construction began in 1913 under Duarte Leopoldo e Silva, the first archbishop of São Paulo. The church was inaugurated in 1954, with construction of the towers not completed until 1967.

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