Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião

Unusual appearance of the cathedral, with a Mayan-like style (©Dabidy/iStock/Thinkstock)

Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião

An oblate concrete cone fronted by a decorative ladder and replete with rich blue stained glass, which looks like a modernist Mayan temple. The design is by Brazilian Le Corbusier disciple, Edgar de Oliveira da Fonseca, with heavy modernist statues and panels by Humberto Cozzi. Visit in the late afternoon when sunlight streams through the immense stained-glass windows. Daily 7am-6pm. Check for Mass timings.

Address: 
Av República do Chile
Rio de Janeiro - --
Brazil

Map of Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião